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Creation Date: May 17, 1945
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.; VOL. 3, No. 10 ., 17 May, 1945'TM

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i An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


j. '. S U. S. NAVAL AIR. STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER! JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA



:" k: NAVIGATION TRAINING $800,000 7th War Loan Goal '\


j ''t' OPENS UP FOR FORMER




f Wing CADETS Insignia AND Is NewlyPublishedBook OFFICERS Is Set For NAS JacksonvilleCAPT. j



t.. Authorized For I Navy Bond Chief Visits Station Drive, PlannedFor


\.. Successful Grads Covers Air r- Late June,


Enlisted men who are for- 9's Record Is Biggest EverAt
Group
mer aviation cadets and all of- ,
,;,"' ficers under 27 years of age a recent meeting of the

are now eligible to apply for Publication Edited By War Bond Officers of NAS

aerial navigator training, ac- Lt. Giroux, Features Jacksonville and its auxiliary

'S, cording to an announcement Comdr. Raby, NAS ExecA fields, Captain H. E. Regan

issued this week by the sta- book long awaited by officers announced the goal for the '
tion educational office. and men of the first Essex-class forthcoming I n d e p e ndence -

carrier and her original air group, Day Bond Drive as $800,000. P
Graduates of the course will i
, many of whom are now attachedto
This is the biggest quota ever
be designated officer Naval this station, has just made its
<,. Aviation Observers (Navigation) appearance. set for a bond drive at this
and will be authorized to wear the Entitled "U.S.S. Essex and Air station.
"? newly-approved navigator's wing Group Nine" the book consists of The first Independence Day
. 120 of text and 236
insignia pages photo I'
Bond Drive held here in
was
graphs covering the
from
The training consists of a 12- period
"ij, week basic course of ground and the commissioning of the outfit in July of 1943. The goal was
f\ flight instruction at the Naval Air March 1942 to its return from action $100,000 and the final result

Navigation School, Clinton, Okla., against the Japs in March ;:', I was 112000. The next Independ-
j'l ,.. and a 6-week preparatory course 1944. Many previously unpublished Contlniiec' On Page Seven
given to those students who have details of combat actions, now released <
not previously had navigation Instruction by the Navy, are includedin ,:l'
i1 as student aviators.Requirements the text.
WAR BONDSThe
...
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The book --
was compiled and
\ :: GERALD A. EUBANKS, National Navy War Bond Co-
y I t:" Those selected must meet the edited the Aviation by Lieut. Robert Giroux of ordinator shown above (left) with Lt (jg) Gene Blanchard. station collapse of Germanywill

" .J l following requirements: ((1)) Be NAS Jax and Training published Department by the, bond issuing agent, during a brief visit to NAS Drive.Jacksonville The two last are not put an end to the

- f' less than 27 years of age, (2) be Lakeside Press. It was financedby week in the connection official new with poster the 7th"Now War All Loan Together," featuring the threat of inflation nor de-
. a high school graduate or have viewing
the
.} been admitted to a college, ((3) be group personnel.ship's company and the air famed Mt.Suribachi flag-raising photo. crease the necessity of sav-

physically qualified, and ((4) be "We set up a table on the hangar -------- -- ing money against the inevitable -

, ; ;i recommended by the commanding deck and collected four thou The Station Scene Comdr. Huhn Is period of reconver-
'" officer, based upon the advice of sand dollars in greenbacks in one sion and adjustment which

._ a. the Aviation Training Department day," explained Lieut. Giroux. Fire truck adding a sad anti- will follow Victory in the
.
Advisory Board. "Due' to a series of circumstances climax to siren-heralded, traf- New Mayport 1 t C.O.
I Pacific. The relentless
': All former aviation cadets who I found myself in New York less f\c-stopptng practice run by I fight
apply must have been separated than a month later with the green- overturning at the corner of Comdr John B. Huhn, former I against high prices and
from flight training for flight fail- backs still in my possession. Nota Mustin and Yorktown streets executive officer of the Foil Lau- cheap money the fight i
ure only, and the separation must bank would take them-because derdale Naval Air Station, is the against inflation-must be
; have taKen place during either the they had the word 'Hawaii' super Resourceful/ chaplain listing new Commanding Officer at May- continued as surely as the
primary, Intermediate or opera imposed and were legal tender in "wrestling with the deiil" as JIM port Naval Auxiliary Air Station,
tional stage. the Pacific area only. three-hour weekly exercise succeeding Comdr. Melville P. fight against the yellow en-
Navall'eserve officers will trainIn It took several affidavits and a Merritt, who goes on inactive duty. emy in the Pacific.
I grade, and their classificationwill lot of talk to persuade the Federal Fubar the Duck deluding "his' The new Mayport skipper who The money invested in
be cnanged to AL) upon suc- Reserve System that carrier cash admirers by laying an egg next: went ashore on Tarawa with the War Bonds during this
cessful completion of the course. was as good as any other, and they to Building/ #953. marines, reported to Fort Lauder-
Naval Aviators will be reclassified finally exchanged the bills for dale last December after about two coming Independence Day
AL( ) prior to assignment to trainIng Stateside money.. It was a big relief Saturday morning/ inspection years of sea duty. Drive will contribute mate-
I I' when" I was able to deposit the party member vainly trying to He was attached to the cadet rially to both fights. It
t Commissioned! Ensign money keep left arm over buttonleas/ regiment at Jacksonville in 1941 will also provide a safety
Aviation cadets and other enlisted DedicationThe blouse pocket. and became executive officer at
valve for the post-war daysof
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personnel of the Naval Re- book is 'dedicated "To the NAS Banana River in 1942.
I Continued on Page Two Men of Air Group Nine Who Did Station police doggedly eject- At Tarawa he was successively readjustment.
Not Come Back" The dedication 'leg a lost-in-lore couple from executive officer of Acorn 14 and With the above in mind,

Navigator's Wings quotes the following words of Cap the bandshell mall-and in broad of NAS Hawkins Field. After each person aboard this
... tain (now Rear Admiral) Ralph A. afternoon leaving the hard-won Gilbert station, both uniformedand
Ofstle.: -- Islands base, Comdr. Huhn became
"Yesterday we returned from the Article Leads officer-in-charge, advanced basesT civilian, is urged to
Unger
eighth major engagement in which section, ComAirPac, before returning buy at least one $100 Bond
Essex and Air Group Nine have o British 1 Broadcast to the States. during the IndependenceDay

t engaged the enemy. It has beena The fame of Jacksonville's Teen Comdr. Huhn was a Marine drive. Let this bond
proud and distinguished record Corps pilot in World War 1. Between
Town Club has spread to England, be reassertion of
[. lilh K ARE TilE new Navy that this combination of ship and the wars he was a memberthe a your
Navigator's wings, recently ap- planes and men has entered on the following local youth a magazine organization article wUt-on of stock exchange firms in New faith in the principles of de-

proved by the Bureau of Naval pages of American history-a record ten by Henry F. Unger, Y2c, Staff York. lie is a native of Philadel- mocracy and a token of
personnel. Worn on the left of splendid accomplishmentand Enlisted Personnel Office. phia. your own declaration of fu-
breast, they are placed Imme- of grievous hurt to the enemy, A radio salute to the Teen Town --ii 4- ture financial independence.
diately above medal and campaign a record of hard work, of hazard, Club from the youth of Buckley The regular monthly meeting of
.... ribbons. Naval aviators and of heroic fictions Marcus, North Wales, England, is planned the CPO Club will be held on 21 Lt. (jg) Gene Blanchard.
and aviation observers may not Wake, Rabaul New Britain, Ta- I by the EDO on 25:: May, and will May 1915 at 2000. All members Issuing Agent.
wear th3 Insignia. Continued on Page Seven be heard over WPDQ at 1245. are urged to attend.
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I NAVAL AIR TRANSPORT SERVICE LINKS STATION WITH GLOBE .

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By Arthur Greene, \2c
One VR-1) 4 March
Squadron ( on
Someday when the war is \ t trH4 :" !' $.,f' 1942. Lieut. SV. Hopkins was
typical scene at an east ,,
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; ; : : ;, .; '\ the plane commander on the inau-
port will go something like :
,
of Air
gural flight. Headquarters
Walking into the crowded
ing room, will hear a : Transport Squadron One at the
you
time located at NAS Norfolk,
were
blaring forth from the loud,
er, "Plane 29 leaving in 10 : $ H and the squadron was under the
>, command of Capt C. K. Wildman.
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for London Paris; Home,
It served the eastern seaboard
and, Moscow." Or,
from Boston to Miami, providing
.
(Plane 37 loading at
ramp service to NAS Squantum, NAS
,Chicago, Los Angeles, :: NAS Bennett, Phil.
Floyd
Quonset
Midway< ,Wake" ,) Guam, : : :; fcdelphia, Washington, NAS Norfolk -
Shanghai. ; ,, tUI "HU'>, 'J NAS Charleston, NAS Ji! k-
Men and women win ;iTI sonville and NAS Miami.
1 and out as the speedy '
I< liners land, and take off urry't\ ;; ;,.;\,:(!;", -' SerMre Has Grown
truly be a small world then. +,,> "r Today NAS Jacksonville fit
..a. No Idle Dream : 'S> ,< served by Air Transport Squadron
But don't think that all Nine with headquarters at Patux-
Buck ent, :Md.: Service has been increased
merely a Rogers ; camera team of pilot and photographer shot this from time to time as the
it is happening right here, '
Service Douglas "Sky train" plane approach
I needs and requirements became
at our own VM hangar, and
Jacksonville with Naval Air Stations up
evident. From northbound
one andone
Naval Air t Transport with the whole world. This station is a regular southbound
(known throughout the and Miami. flight through
NATS) connects NAS Jacksonville daily in 1942, the
with points up and down the Miami Jackson as well as many other,types, worldwide service has expanded to the present
ern U. S. coast, and with the, all Naval' ear service is provided in record schedule of three northbound
The Naval Air Transport d. theaters of war, time. and three southbound R4O ,flights,
ice practically circles the like the Martin] ,Service to NAS Jacksonville was During! the first quarter of this -
regularly scheduled flights, workhorse R4D-5: first provided by Air Transport: Continued on Page Tree w

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'''age Two JAX AIR NEWS 17 May, 1945



. Helen Keller Visits Naval Hospital Admiral Davison I' l f YYY




Here, Talks With Wounded Navy MenHelen Addresses RotaryOne '


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Keller, who to many generations Helen Keller Meets leatherneck of the indomitable qualitiesof spy fr1VEi
has symbolized the con the spirit of the American fight
quering of physical handicaps i ---- ---- ing man Is his sense of humor,

through grit, determination, and Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davison,

sheer courage, toured the wards of chief of Naval Air Operational

the Naval Hospital here last week, Training, told members of the S

offering herself as an example to Jacksonville Rotary Club at a .

reassure the patients of their luncheon meeting Tuesday at the II LOTS OF BEVERAGES are
rr<1 1a 1f available on the'station, but next
chances of recovery. Mayflower Hotel roof garden
to coffee undoubtedly comes coke.
The remarkable woman,, who has "No matter how dire the circumstances :
Some mates can be in
managed to acquire A. B. and LL.B no matter how rife with I I seen the
early morning fog with
a coke
degrees from two universities and danger Is his situation, he still retains
bottle clutched in
write almost a dozen books in spiteof f the ability to laugh or crack I one sleep.
strengthened fist, some seem to
her inability to see or hear, told a joke," the admiral declared. I
I tilt 'em hour on the hour, and then
the wounded and sick that tenacitywas
Speaking on behalf of the Seventh reach for
the of her I again some just one when
keynote successin
War Loan Drive, he pointed hot and
they are actually thirsty.
the long fight against the blackness
out the stupendous supply job 'Tis those in the last category who
and eternal silence in which
she had been ing the armed forces in 1'ac.1 are most likely to blow a fuse at
plunged. the war to the Japs across the vast I the various mechanical gadgets
Refuses<< to Cite I'p distances of the Pacific, and called I stationed in strategic spots about
"Yes have in
we something com.
for vigorous support of the Treasury's
the base to dispense this sparkling
mon, she said to a number of I
latest financial drive.
of
example American taste
Marines. "We both refuse to give .
-- --- - IN THE
up in the face of almost insurmountable I ADMINISTRATIVEoffices
in the barracks, recreation
odds.obstacles" and overwhelming THE X K.YXIVGr:: :EVILS. I halls and practically everywhere

Through her secretary and companion I !' except possibly the brig stands a

Miss Polly Thompson, who i ,," <':" 'I massive hunk of metal (or reasonable -
has been with her for 30 years, she ': facsimile thereof) the inner

carried on conversations with servo j workings of which cause decks to

icemen in bed, in wheelchairs, and DAUNTLESS HELEN KELLER leans over the bed of Marine Private tremble and ear drums to wince .

those able to get about. Nearingher Robert B. Wilkes of Eufaula, Ala., to feel his face in order to as it rumbles about its task of

65th birthday, she has a youthful get an idea of the leatherneck's looks. Visiting patients at the presenting a coke bottle to the

face that belies her age, and Naval Hospital here last Tuesday and Wednesday, she told Marines 1Q2) waiting hand. Sometimes the bottle

she seemed mite tired by the that they had something in common: tenacity-and that "we both which appears is bright, shinIng -

strenuous rounds of the wards. She refuse to give up in the face of almost insurmountable obstacles." and beautiful to behold with its

smiled constantly, and perched Note Miss Keller's companion, Polly Thompson, moving her fingersin delicate coating of frosting. Some
jauntily her head sign language into the outstretched hand of Miss Keller. times it is a completely beat-up
on
spring-hat. was a 2'av. ', ______ _______________ object, much nicked and battered,

Born in Tuscumbia, Ala, on June Attu Mats with the added attraction of a
Nurse Vet Relates rrew .t 1'taJrfPXn .!
small decoration of
27, 1880, Miss Keller has been deaf grease<< around
and blind since she was 19 monthsold y Sgt. J f. E:. King the cap where the caress of themonster's

as a result of an illness. Her PEOPLE: We are all finding machinery was a shade
teacher was the late Miss Anne Experiences Over Radio ourselves thinking more seriously!' too rough. Sometimes the'contents

Mansfield Sullivan (Mrs. John A. I than usual about what we are arc as tepid and tasteless and

i, Macy), who died in 1036. Miss By Lt. Mark Bartlett going to be doing after the war is generally as un-thlrst-quenching asyesterday's

Thompson made the acquaintanceof Lt. Judy Wilson was scared. Her voice quivered and her hands completely over. Now that the cambric tea, particularly

Helen: Keller more than 30 years end seems to be in sight many of if you chance to poke in a

ago when she came to the United shook.The Navy nurse who had faced the uncertainties of Attu withouta the fellows find themselves wondering nickel some few seconds after the

States from Scotland on a visit to qualm was afraid of a harmless, box-liRe contiaption radio about their old jobs and coke man has just replenished the

her uncle near Boston, Mass. She microphone.Then about new ones, in trades they've cache.

has been with Miss Keller ever Molly Carewe, woman's director of WMBR, started asking learned in the service, they would SOMETIMES the machine Is an

",I nee. questions in a warm, friendly conversational tone. Lt. Judy Wilson like to_ get. Here are the former impersonal hunk of rnrkpt-. in

Second Tour relaxed and in a few moments she occupations of a few of the which case, you put in nickels and
This is their second hospital tour was answering Molly's queries with and a straight backed chair." MFOTU boys: P\t. Santo P. La- absolutely nothing happens. Kicking

of World War II. Last year they the ease of veteran radio per "How was it heated ?" Molly Fauci drove a milk truck; MTSgt. stomping, hitting, and a

made a swing through military former. asked. Diechman was an electrician; change of atmosphere by making

hospitals on the west coast. So I The Clarks Fork, Idaho nurse "At first we had plain oil TSgt. Hodge a machinist; and the air blue-all are accepted practices
"
far have stoves, replied the nurse, "and Pvt. D. J. Manning was a linoleum but not
they stopped at hospitalsin was with the first group of Navy one has yet been observed
South Carolina and Georgia, nurses to go to Attu, Alaska and you know how oil stoves smoke.They'd layer. Many others were students to work. Of course, on the
smoke the we'dturn who will want to
and from here they went to Pen- she was on duty there for 14 up place, continue studying credit side, it should also be noted
them out then we'd almost and others
sacola Their home is in West- months as Chief Nurse at the U. S.Naval like myself, were that upon occasion it has happened
freeze to death. But steam heat trying to figure out a way to make that
port, Conn. Dispensary."We one nickel started a hemorrhage -
replaced the oil stoves in April laziness
pay.
One of the patients asked :Miss didn't have the faintest and the darned thing spewed
last and then it was much
year OH. YES THE
Keller if she liked to fly. "Why, idea what we were getting into," more comfortable." BASEBALL cokes faster than a person could
yes, Indeed," she replied, "one must she confessed. "When we got there Weather TEAM: Last week the team suffered catch 'em!

have wings to keep up with life our quarters weren't finished. The Molly wanted to know about NATTCenter a couple Marines of bad defeats The I THERE IS ONE very special

nowadays." And Helen Keller furniture was piled high in the the weather. "Actually the temperature them to the tune of six romped to two over and machine on the station. This

means to "keep up with life" these living room, if there is such a never gets so very low," on Thursday A&R took and gleaming masterpiece of plastic
days just she has in thing in a Quonset hut. And in over and chrome
as all the Miss Wilson explained. "I've seldom won four to one. MTSgt. Ebert, is equipped with a
years past. i the bedrooms we had only a bed spigot and a neat
I i seen it go below zero. But ever the optimist, promises victories row of buttons.
the winds and the willl-waws makeit soon. The games this week The steaming patron may select
_ Saturday Medal Winners I seem much colder." will be with T-4 on Tuesda and any of a variety of choice flavors,

She told how gales blowing at the Air Raiders again on Thurs and then poke the chosen button.

90 knots an hour were strong day.. Comes a neat little "click," and

enough to hurl huge oil drums OBSERVATIONS: Stf. Sgt. Jennings theoretically a cup pops out under
across the air strip. She explainedhow pushing a basket throughthe the spigot which emits the desired

nurses didn't venture outsidefor Commissary with a bewildered beverage. Actually, one is likely
days, and how the men who expression on his face. Men to get a bit tangled up. Comes
worked outdoors wore felt masks the click, all right, and
skeptically eyeing the "Sugges/ bing, comes .
and goggles to protect their faces I tions" box placed by the bulletin the cup--and that's all, brother .
from ,
the
winds."Didn't
cutting board in hangar 114. Why don't You wait and wait for the beverage .

you have any pretty they put something in it ? The give up in cotton-mouthed
weather?
Molly asked. Coca-Cola men, undoubtedly the I despair, toss the twisted cup in
"We had only two pretty"days hardest workers on the station 1 f the nearest sand box and walk sadly -
the whole time I was there, the
(I'll match you to see who buys!) away. When
you are just at
answered
nurse "the
day
we got
F Fq
Various people trying to imitate the edge of
there and Easter Sunday." being out of earshot,
the gait of "Rocky" Stockwell. you are halted .
According to Miss Wilson there llll in your tracks by
There is a description of the a sudden
: was no scenery at all. The oldsa'lng wt-y swishing sound, and yesthe -
: "there's a woman behind he walks but I'd better not use it spigot is flowing--right Into

t every tree in Attu" was true. here. the drain! Or, as a normal variation

There were no trees save one lone ARRIVED today MTSgt. Art F, following the click, there Is
who
is
Taylor
A BRONZE STAR MEDAL and two letters of commendationwere tree constructed by army engineers large job of squadron taking First over Sergeant the.! a beautiful there flow of drink, but no
out of camouflage material. cup to receive it. It has
awarded to these two officers and enlisted that
one man at inspection was temporarily held been
ceremonies The "But weren't you terribly confined down suggested that patrons of this .
Bronze
Saturday morning. Star went to Lt. by Jennings after SgtMaj. particular
John J. P. O'Brien Jr. ? inquired Molly. Scollin machine scout about
left of Wheeling, W. Va., for meritorious left.
service as skipper of an LST during landing operations in the Solo. "Confined is not exactly the THE lack of interesting items antique shops until they come upon

mons from July, 1943 to May, 1944. The letter of commendation word. We were isolated," an. this week is appalling and taking one of the old-fashioned metal fold.

went to Ens. Victor R. Larsen (center) of New York, for participating swered Nurse Wilson good humor- up space with nothing is a bad ing cups such as the wellequippedschool

in the elimination of disease hazards in a malarious trainingarea Continued on Page Seven habit. That's all brother! boy, camper or bright young

near Saelrno, Italy. Clarence M. Prestcott, Bkrlc (right) of --- --- ------- --- -- -- business man used to carrv. u in_ bvI ..- .

Brantley, Ala., was commended for bravery under fire while serving of gone days.
with the USS Reid, which was sunk 11 December 1944. Spotter Surrendering Nazi Sub I BUT BE THEY SHIMMERING

--- -- -- ------ with frost and sparkling with life,

Quotas for Waves Are Navagation Training OpensFor Had Operational Training At Jax or pallid as left-over rain water,
there is
Upped to 2,000 MonthMore Former Cadets & Officers Lt (Jg) T. D. Calhoun, who received high on no the doubt list of that little cokes pleasure stand

evidence that the Navy Continued from Page his operational training at P provided, and we are glad for
serve will undergo training in their + a I their ready availability.
plans no letup in warring on the NAS Jacksonville from October,
present rate and classification and j ANYBODY
1943 to January, 1944, has been GOT A NICKEL?
Japs: Recruiting quotas for enlisted upon successful completion will be revealed as the PB4Y Liberator -t ki. -_ tf.

WAVES are being increased USNR.commissioned as ensigns AL( ), pilot who sighted the first Nazi New Jax. uilt Harbor

immediately to 2,000 a month. submarine to put into a British
Regular Navy enlisted personnel harbor and surrender last week. I Tug: Is Commissioned
Many of the new recruits will be will be trained in grade and, upon
to the Assigned to anti-submarine patrol Naval officials have announced
assigned Hospital Corps, completion of training, may apply
duty over Channel waters and that a new harbor
for tug, the USS
where appointment as officers
approximately 13,000 are already temporary
the Bay of Biscay, Lt. Calhoun Otokoml was commissioned last
in the U. S.
on duty and additional thousands Navy, or as ensigns has been in the European Theater week at the Naval Reservation pier
AL( ) in the Naval Reserve.
are needed. As of 1 May Accepted applicants will be assigned of Operations since August, 1944. at 1453 Morse St., South Jacksonville .
He won his Navy and
there were about 82,000 WAVESon to training as soon as pos commission wings at NAS Pen-ensign's The vessel was built by the
active duty. sible by BuPers in accordance with Gibbs Gas Engine Co.
sacola in October, 1943
--.....--. established quotas. Applications The sponsor for the tug was Mi'*.
New Salt age Officer should be made to Lt. George Lt Calhoun, who is a native of Isobel M. Dobson, wife of Lt. C, D.

Ensign R. C. Brigleb has been I Elsass, of the Educational Office, Shelby Gap, Ky., is married to the Dobson of the U. S. Naval Receiving
former Myrtise Louise Lee of
assigned here as Station Conservation Room 225, Building 054.va Station, Savannah, Ga.
1 j'Jacksonville, now associated with
....
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and Salvage Officer. A nativeof .-- --
the advertising of
department
Cleveland, Ohio, he reported to She: "Would you like to see CohervErothers' department store. IANCF.I'OIi E F'lCEIiR

Jacksonville from the Navy Material I where I was operated on for ap- The Calhouns maintain their permanent The Optima Club of Jacksonville
is sponsoring a dance for officers
Redistribution and Disposal pendicitis 1"Ue residence In Jacksonville

Administration, in New York) City, I J : "No, I hate hospitals, at 3673 Brentwood Ave Lt. (}Jg) T. D. Calhoun '00." night at the from Mayflower 2100 to hotel 2400.Thursday



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17 May, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Thiea
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j. NAVAL AIR TRANSPORT SERVICE LINKS STATION WITH GLOBEContinued I


from Fate 1 -.

; year many improvements in Naval r-3; 1

Air Transport Service were made
s
here at NAS Jacksonville. new

Air Transport Waiting Room was r S 0'fis e yrH

opened in VM hangar early in

e January fitted out with comfort-
Q Qf
able leather-upholstered chairs ac- yts

commodating 26 officers and en-

listed personnel A new informa-

tion counter, built of mahoganyand a 1tF
glass block, was installed to
handle all queries and requests for

passage.The .
booth is manned by WAVE
specialists who have been trainedto
handle reservations, to list Y
,riders on operationaltflights and r f
to answer all questions concerning
flights. Included in the new NATS
Waiting Room is a Ship's Service
Canteen where coffee, milk, sandwiches -
and candy are available to
passengers and transients 24 hours
daily.
Although NATS service from
Jacksonville to Corpus Christi, via

New Orleans, was .
-
discontinued -- --
on 31 January 1945, i
the equipment was transferred to ""

e the transcontinental service oper- ,.,
ating west from Washington, D. c., 1
through Olathe, Kan., to Los An-, .'
geles and Oakland, Calif., affording
greater frequency of service
on this heavily traveled route.
Westbound passengers from Jax
are now routed through Washington -
on this new and faster serviceto
points in California.Two .
Classes
On 1 February a major Improve-
ment effected was the division of
e
flights into two classes cargo: and
email and passenger. In planes
serving the latter category (pas-
sengers and officer messengermail
) comfortable chairs of the
type used in commercial airliners
replaced the old bucket-type seats
formerly in use. No cargo is car-
ried on these flights, and a WAVE
orderly is assigned to look after
the comfort of the passengers in
the air.
Figures for the first quarter of M
1945 show that NATS boarded j"", ; )
1,090 passengers at Jacksonville, ,.". ;".,......, "' >
and accommodated 2,945 through SSGL\IOROUS. perhaps, than: other branches of naval aviation; the Naval Air Transport Service- -has' been doing a bang-up L-

passengers. A total of 70,584 job carrying passengers, mail and high priority cargo ranging from a tiny bolt to 2,000 horsepower engines--a vital function in the conqueringof
pounds of priority cargo was for- logistic problems which enable us to carry the war to the enemy. In the picture at the upper left two soldiers and a sailor discuss
warded during this same period for flight schedules with WAVES Helen Kiley, SpR)2c( ) left and Dorothy Harpham, SpV)3c) at the information counter in VM hangar
the Supply Department and an Upper l'lght..peggy Chapman, SpV)3c( a flight orderly attached to Squadron VR-1 of Patuxent. Md., checks Capt. Robert J. White
estimated equal amount was received senior chaplain here, on the passenger manifest. Lower leftOther passengers file aboard as Lieut. G. H. Dempsey, acting officer in chargeof
from NATS by that activity.In NATS at NAS Jacksonville, examines the loading ladder. Lower right--Eight hundred pounds of officer messenger mail and a few
addition, daily pouches of Of- articles of freight are loaded aboard an NATS cargo plane under the watchful eyes of William H Seldon SpV)3c( ) in the open hatch,
ficer Messenger Mail were handledby and Lieut Dempsey, right.
NATS for the OMMC at Jack -- -

sonville.Naval Air Transport Service Navy Announces Year-Old Publications Red Cross ExpandsIn

here is staffed by three officers,

six enlisted men and three Center Gains In Favor
WAVES. Lieut. G. H. Dempsey is Discharge PlanThe Pacific AreaAmerican
the acting officer in charge.
I Swiftly gaining popularity on
-mt- -- Bureau of Naval Personnel NAS Jax is the comment, "Call I to the personnel both Naval and Red Cross services to

Points to Decide has announced that Navy personnel Publications Center." Since the civilian who had neefl for them. the armed forces will continue ona
in the following categories are organization of this office one year I The problem existing at this sta- large scale in Europe and here
now available for discharge or re- ago last Tuesday it has been the tion was to maintain a smooth flow
lease to inactive duty: center for information and publi- of publications from the supply at home, and on a larger scale
Army DischargesIn Retired officers including war- cations for practically every sub- depot at Philadelphia to the vari- than ever before in the Pacific,
rants and commissioned warrants; ject of interest on a Naval Air ous station departments and this: now that hostilities in Germanyhave
case you are interested in the certain enlisted personnel 42 and Station. problem has been overcome to a
order in which your 4rmy pals will over who voluntarily apply; and Prior to May 1944, when this of- large extent by the establishmentof ceased, Allen G. Scarbrough,
receive their discharges the JAX certain enlisted personnel physi- fice was established by directionof this office. Red Cross field director at NAS
AIR NEWS herewith presents the cally fit only for limited duty. the Chief of the Bureau of Aero ExpandedThis Jacksonville said yesterday."In .
Army Point Demobilization Plan, Exceptions will be made in the nautics there had been no central- : office was originally set up Europe, Red Cross workers
as outlined by the Camp Newspaper cases of retired Medical Corps of- ized distribution point on the sta- for NAS Jax but shortly after its will remain with American troopsas
Service. ficers who continue fit for active tion for BuAer publications. Due establishment it was enlarged to long as they are needed," he
To receive an immediate discharge duty and officers in key billets for to the extensive volume of publications take care of Publications problemsof stated.
Army enlisted personnel which suitable reliefs will nor beI distributed by BuAer to the NAOpTraCom. The Center now The field director declared that
must have accumulated 85 points I available.The I various activities a definite organization has a staff of one officer and 10 the task of the Red Cross in the
prior to 12 May 19-15. Points I older enlisted men are to be
are was necessary to expe- enlisted persons. Pacific will become more complexand
awarded on the following basis: I released, the announcement says, dite delivery of these publications Besides handling the regular dis- I infinitely greater as the fight-
a. Service Credit: One point for I to: increase the overall efficiencyof ing increases in intensity. "Red
.:ach:; month of Army service since the fighting forces by making Publications Center In Action I Cross field directors with combat
Sept. 16, 1040. (More than fifteen I room for younger personnel fully : ,,_ units, trained Red Cross workersIn
days will be counted a full month) qualified for general duty afloat. the hospitals and experiencedRed
Overseas Credit: One point for I No discharges will be granted to Cross personnel in our clubs
each month served overseas since Regular Navy men or personnel will remain on the job until final
Sept. 16, 1940. undergoing hospitalization or in a victory is won," he added.
Combat Credit: Five points for disciplinary status. I Even further, he explained that
each award of the following com- Enlisted personnel who have pre- Red Cross workers will be at their
bat decorations: Distinguished viously been classified as fit for I posts until the last sailor and soldier -
Service Cross. Legion of :Merit. limited duty only by reason of a e are discharged, and that Red
Silver Star, Distinguished Flying medical survey, will be physically I Cross chapters will stay fully mobilized
Cross, Soldiers' Medal, Bronze Star re-examined over the period of"the to aid ex-servicemen in
Medal, Air Medal Purple Heart next four months and, if found un- their transition back to civil life.
and Bronze Service Stars (Bat- fit for general duty, will be re-
tle participation stars). Five points leased. Exceptions include men
tribution of new publications to
also for the following Naval Deco- partially disabled in combat areas
thirty-five units on this station the
rations to Army..personnel: Navy who desire to remain in the Navy, ,
Center for reference
keeps an
Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, and men who meet the physical up-
to-date file of Aeronautical Publi.
Legion of Merit, Silver Star :Medal, standards for induction as special
cations which number over sixteen
Distinguished Service Medal, Navy [assignment personnel. thousand assists in securing pub
and Marine Medal Bronze Star --t--
lications from sources other than
Medal Medal., Air Five Medal and for Purple Heart : Chaplain Bell SpeaksTo BuAer, and has processed more
points awards and
than two thousand
special requests
decorations of liar Association
a
foreign
country
I from units on this station, each
aWhich inder WD can be accepted and worn I Chaplain Sheridan. Bell, of $ request carrying from one to two
j-i
Parenthood regulations, the Naval Air Station was guest hundred different publications.
Credit: Twelve speaker at the monthly meetingof The Center is located topside in
points for each child under 18 the Jacksonville Bar Associa- the center wing of building 600.
years of ago up to a limit of 3 tion held last week in the George All Naval and civilian personnelwho

children. Washington Hotel.Lt. have need for BuAer
any
The Army said that the method Bell related his experience publications are welcomed at the
for releasing officers will be aboard baby flattop in the North
a
"tougher than the plan for enlisted Atlantic. He told the barristersof It's all right there, in long are shown at work in a small Center. A liberal file is maintainedand
cabinets that seem to extend for In most cases extra copies of
personnel primarily because offi- the understanding developing portion of the publications cen-
cers have received additional training of different blocks-technical information on new publications are available
between clergymen ter, keeping the published ma-
This
office also acts as distribu-
have heavier responsibilitiesand faiths because of their close con- practically anything that any-
terial quickly accessible to ful- ion: center for
have developed specializedskills tact in training as chaplains and body in the Navy has written Training Literaturefor
and leadership capacity later in the icrvlce. anything about. Several WAVES fill all requests. NAOpTraCom.



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The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. (
Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, by the Public .
Relations Office at no expense to the govei'nnwnt. Copies i
ate dUtt'touted tree of charge at the Naval Air Station : MKKK; SHALL IMIKKIT: TIIK KAKTH"
the Naval Air Technical Training Center, the Headquarteiiof .
the Naval Air Operational Training Command, Naval By Chaplain: J. I). Skinner .
Auxiliary Air Station Gieen Cove Springs; Naval Auxiliary The meek shall Inherit the earth and shall .14'.
Air Station Cecil Field the Naval Air Gunners' School themselves In the abundance of peace"Psalm
the U. S. Naval Hospital, the Naval: Auxiliary Air Station light
Municipal No. 1. and the! Naval Auxiliary( Air Station I, 37:11) "Blessed are I the meek for they shall Inherit
...arlit"I8tth..w(! .\'U.: )
MII'PCII't: the
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Fighting men best described! by the phraseapplied
Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davlson. USN i.
of generals "Ole Blood
Chief uf Naval Air Operational Training to one our top and
I OutA"-men who by courage and gumption are
Captain Hubert E. Regan USNCommanding '; winning battles-they ma.v laugh and tt'WOIJ It IN
; I
Officer ridiculous to May, that "the meek shall Inherit the.
Jack8on\llle. -Naval-- -Air Station earth". Only the strong can live and survive, In

Captain Joseph B. Lvnch. USNR these da>'''. *
Commanding Officer) Is (;tHI'" Word foolishness{ then? Are we to
Naval Air Technical Training Center laugh at some' things He said and cling to others ?

Captain John J. O'Mallev (MC), L'SN Man without God ceases to he a man. He becomes
Commanding OfficerU. lower than the !1t"IIt.ol the field Maldenek! Be),
S. Naval Hospital sen! Dauthaii! Names that will forever s.vmboll/e
Inhuman !beastlallt! They can prove that man
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher.' USMt (Ret.)
-_ Commanding Officer without iod cease to 1"lIIall.. Does not the future
Marine Barracks hope of man depend IIIHUII| better understandingof !
.r all that nod said
Commander Commanding Edward E.Officer Dolecelc, t'SN MOST OF THE WORLD she' the PHY Catalina patrol I Biologically speaking' the su.vlng that (lie meek

Naval Air Uunneis' School plane, but her friends know her as "The Cat." shall inherit the earth Is easy to provft S|>ccleft.

Commander Frank. T, Coibln, USN Back in 19il! when the war began there were those who of too animals highly which speclall/ed, lose their sly,aye simple die oust form Among and b Home<<'

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station Officer Green Cove Springs, looked at her and smiled wisely and said the was too old I this tact In even easier to see Aristocracy tend. to .
and tired and obsolete even/ then, and that she wouldn't/ lasta die out. It has been said that five hundred gars
Commander Michael P. Bagaanovlch! L'SN. i there will not be a ,single, descendent
Commanding Ofllcer month in the give-and-take! of air-sea warfare.Their from now of.
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field I the Harvard graduates of toda)'. The children uf
wise smile grew wiser when in the Philippines+ the i the future will come from the farms and the silos
Commander Commanding Salem A. Officer Van Every, Jr. little men with the slant eyes and the buck teeth struck wt of the world However, nod meant us to Interpretthis ,

Naval' Auxlllaiy Air Station Municipal No. 1 of nowhere, and caught her on the ground before she got swing spiritual!)', not biologically
I failure to understand these
Commander John B. Hulm. USNR her back up. They didn't know then that she: had nine tires; words Perhaps of God our lien In our misunderstanding strange of the

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air: Station Officer Ma)'port and that she would lire to find her way to Australia and : word "meek". Meekness to the average man Is

1\'llllam-T.anll., there go strong and learn the tricks of fighting back. I 8.vmholi/ed by the fawning t'rlah Heap In "Din 1.1I
USMC Ret.)
Lieut. Col. (
.
I ('ol'l..rn..ld"| a man without spirit, whit attained his
.
Commanding Officer Site- showed them she could all when
fight right they
Marine Aviation JJetaihment / ultimate ends by dixile hlllillllt). (.1'1..1111.! that
1 backed her up into that little corner in the Southwest/ / t Pa- kind of meekness would' never Inherit anything huj
The material JAX AIR Republication NEWS receives of credited Camp Newspaper matter prohibited Service cific, and she turned and swished her tail and shot a sharpened / failure,
without peimlssion of CNS. War Department i05! E I I claw acioss the leeertny, buck-toothed face that cut a the kiitd of meekness. God nieians can be found
42nd St.. N: Y. C.End. I (in the character of Jesus (lirlst. Ills meekness has
flash from Santa Cruz to Moiotai.Yes .
done a pretty good job of Inheriting the earth fur
of An EraAt I she showed (them she could fight all riyht) and the the last 2MM( )..ar... Can strength and meeknesNbe
story: of her victories will shine as long as the aichire of I combined In one Individual Certainly we find
Christ. Son of (;...
both In Jesus .1"4'
0800 Tuesday morning the strains of World War II lie open. The men of the Cats-the pilots of Him. And again' "Strong we !say, "Jesus meek and say

"The Star Spangled Banner" echoed out and the aircrew-men-they know that story.: They know it I I low !h'". He s.vmboli/es for all time BOTH the

across the mall in front of the main administration but they don't'say much about it because it's kind of pi-irate/ I ..strength of character and the meekness of spirit

building and Naval perspnnel like, it man's homelife/ or his girl. But they know it and that alone means survival. In daily Ih IIIit''.
The meek the humble-minded those whoare
paused to stand at attention as the station think it and feel it just the .'1ame.I I not "" 1..4' are In their own conceits".; They are

flag was raised briskly to the top of its staff They're sat behind her yoke and felt her purr ax she I willinto stand up for the right and they are
j -and not lowered again to half mast. 'I rubbed against the t tall white billowy clouds of the Caiibbian. willing I to kneel before (iod's. Infinite wisdom. 'nl" '
are not the ones who try to argue with Him aloha
i The period of national mourning for They're swelled with pride/ as her cat's-eyes leached/ / 'i how miuh better the) could run things Ihey

+ Franklin Delano Roosevelt was at an end. I (through the blackness of the South Pacific night/ to spot her shall Inherit the earth

With that flag-raising the United States unwary prey a score of miles away. -

has turned its back for good upon an era I They're/ laughed with her as she howled at night from I War Prayer

of American history-an era which saw: us I the back fence. outside of Munda/ and Kabaul/ and Paiamu- j Be.vond the siimke and lamor of battle, 'Ilioii

taken firmly by the hand and led throughthe shini/ while the men with the slant/ eyes hurled their old- hoe hast lifted before our er's. O Kternal: lover of mankind
treacherous: terrain of international upheaval ack-ack into the darkness. the vision of a .better world. ., like.. unto (the
Kingdom of Heaven. Tor this great .hjl'tth.1'
by a friendly but determined man who They smiled and patted her -nose when she donned her wage war. Ma.v. no smallness'' or selfishness' of

always kept his eyes to the front-and up- Black Cat garb and bad-lttckcd the path of the Japanese statesman' or of business men or of labor, after
ward.' supply line/ to New Guinea. the war, hinder the hievement of this divine end

He was, not a supernatural man, and he Yes, hel"'ois a story, all light. : (Enlarge,.:..IIII'r.I"1I11hal the minds Is and involved courage;' and of to all be of readyu us to

occasionally made the human error of walking I Remember the Bismaickf/ She found the IHsnunck/ / make the netessar.v' satilfltes. \\'.. fight for the

f into thickets and ravines, but always her when, the whole Allied world was looking for that scourge freedom of mankind: not only from political oppiesslim -
went forward. of the North Atlantic. hut also from the greed that have marred
this earth which 'I h"l1 meant to he so" fair. As (iod
Remember/ Pearl Harbor? She spotted the sub: that was
Franklin Roosevelt's footprints in the' so loved the world "so' a No may we love it, In soul.
i; sands of U. S. history are deep and strong ; I' sunk/ / that lIlol'lIinJl-the first Japanese casualty' of Wot IdWar deep ompassion and in "..If.I..II) Inle brotherhood.,

r' the shifting sands of national fortune will 'I l II. Match us with this hour that we mil)' lie fellowworkers "-
Remember/ / Coneyidor/ Wake? She vas the last to with Thee, In bringing to pas's the King
never obliterate them. But now, as we turn dom of which Chiist t" ..uIII..I. Amen.
have/ /both of those besieged fortresses: / taking out people and
slowly from the Roosevelt era and look at ,' .- .. -
equipment+ and/ information up until just/ before the enemy
the trackless terrain before us, there is one .
,'ired.
thing that we can do : We can study the direction al p
Remember/ ; Midway/ ? She discoi-et the Jap air and sea: t
which those
in footprints point-and fleet on its tray to begin that historic battle/ -and then utiuck/
l continue in that direction.
at that fleet in the+ dark in the first night aerial torpedo
l Jf we do that, we will be progressing attack.! '*- "'

I toward a fairer and better world, and will Remember/ / the submarine 1far1 She sent that famous/ 'r"trktiml ('Imprlj: Vu.in| | toad snil Klrmliihiim Ate
be the I 07:W llolv Communion. conducted by Chaplain J. D.
constructing monument most worthyof -
message/ "Sighted 1 sub, sank same. Sklnni'i .

his memory. And so it goes. Enemy/ battleship, carriers, cruise, OIUO--! BilK Service -Chaplain L "'. Uavldxon- Jr.0iuNA'rrc .

destroyers and hli+sportS have all felt nhaipnexn: of her : piemhinK.Sen' 'the lie Chaplain Powet Kiom. E. On W. UIJlh.:Andrews" .

Our ViewsIt's claws-'lalt''o//llllt have reached! out at night+ to rip a million OttO-: Sunday SihoolSmall Chapel

Jax-Airing tons of shipping out of the lifelines of Nippon's Pacific 1000 U. S. Naval lUupltal. -Chafldln J. A. Cialg

too bad the Army's long-time overseas Empire. 1045{ Ci-neiul caching Divine SenKe-Chaplain J'. Bio..mquist.
veterans can't use their excess mustering But+ there's another side to the Cat tf too. If you want/ to llou (,hll tatian !Science Servk Small Chapel).

f. out points for a civilian steak or two. know about that side ask any of the 'hundreds of downed 1130--Service pi t'lIt'hlnlC I at, Pin: II a 1111111'. Chaplain K. V. Bio. n

f *. *. *. airmen who, floating helplessly on lubber life rafts on ereiyone rHiu-Seivl! Men's Christian League

L Our Chinese allies' long fight against our" of the Suet Seas, have cached out their arms/ and cried Cilhullc Chiiirli MM liN IU. (K>.IO-Mans.WW .
mutual Japanese enemy should qualify them "Thank. Cod" for the Cat that found and tencued them. l IO-Ma..

r for the honorary sobriquet of "Yang'tze Doodle That's how the story of the) PBY Catalina goen-the (11W: >---Man Mans..
I' Dandies." plane they! smiled/ about and[ said was: too old when the Japs 170O-MaKX

*. *. *. f first i struck at Pearl Hat'bor-the plane that l lived to lead the I ('brUllmi seir.ee|. !SrriAimur. <'i Mu.tis toad sad ttirmlnlim.ll

Jjjgge -laugh of the week : The Japaneseradio's ttiion pliant parade back to the, PhilippinesThat's .' 1100 smiill ('hupvl.! .
the the falser Illy SiiinUl '''' ( l"..jrl, .f Mii.lis. Slid
f shaky cliam that 'the German surrender : the tory! men of Cuts cany mound[ inside llirnli.I1... corer s.
has in no way deterred us from our objective of them, -the, story they know( but (loll/'t say much about./ I IIt's .1 I. 1 lkh KrlitiouD !srrilrrii mid h'fllo'x ) .
( of continuing the war until final, inevitable the story tf- their airplane, yes, but it's something mote HUlay, JKlV-Smiill' : :; Chapel Muslin nhip and hours Blimlnnhom.

' victory." They didn't say whose than that, too-it's the story of their "Devi- Old Girl." Tuesday Mulnxltle.H.:: -mo-: {'haplaln.' Office, NATTC.

ictory. TuesdaI7llqISN1Chaplain's OJflce, Yellow Water' ,
R' I NAIS;
*
I Quotable Fhst 'IliuiiTd.iv I of Inch month 1700-1830 Chaplain's .Ot-
,Die, NAAS, Olsen;
The European be but that Cove Spilnvi.
: war may over i Seconih
lluiiKiUv of eaili : Readln
open window on the Japan side of our national ;"All 1 we have gained, all: we have built, all we have It.s.nl, NAAS, Dial |sot it. month 1&10-18UO.: .
I living room still seems to be creating planned to achieve victory in the pacific will be of no avail Thud! rhuikdny of each month 150(}.16JO: Chapel, Jit

; quite a draft among. our. 18-30 year olds without one element. That indispensable: element is the continued Most Judicious gesture of the month : Fat-
*
support and sustained faith of all the American
people
man Goering
trying to the net international
leap of.
Neatest post-V-E-Day trick : Now that the until the complete defeat: of Jipan-FIN't: Admiral Nimitz.I shame
ban has been *. *. *. in a futile attempt to Congratulate
racing lifted the U. S. will attempt I
, to demonstrate to the world how it is I "The Japanese should be as certain of ultimate defeat I II of his tonqueiors! in the gallant manner -
a dt'po (Wimbledon tennis champ.
possible to swing one fist into a grinning, as we are of final victory.-Fleet Admiral King. (* *.
'JI buck-toothed face while the other is *.
,
Cancellation) of the"
e ing a two-dollar J) bill through a j> foIhov-j I "Chr f\tillnity has not been tried and found wanting, but indicate that dark midnight night clubs curfew will seemsto dffi-
window. found) difficult and not tried." Dr.
; Harry Emerson Fosdick. nut Iy be pait of the bright post-war worM.Page .



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17 May, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five ;



IkejnquJfam I The Wolf : by Sansone Al Trace And Band Will '

C-+i l* k, Urn*ionm. MxtoMtf*CM*Mi.if.fii__ ,

Play Here This Weekend :m

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REPORTER I Due At NATTC Friday,

Mainside Saturday In '

Duel Show-Dance BillThere'll
By Bill Smith Y3c
.
be plenty of sidesplitting
QUESTION: Do you hopeto : laughter at Mainside: and

continue in the field of NATTC tomorrow and Saturday
nights when Al Trace and His Silly
aviation when
you return to Symphonists play here for the entertainment
civilian life? If so, do you of personnel attachedto

believe ,commercial aviation the two commands.In .

,will be able to absorb you and a great burlesque of melo-
dies and madness from hillbilly to
other
Army and Navy air
grand opera, and smooth, dance-
men? (All those who were able rhythms, the band will play

asked this question are com for combination floor show and

[)'.': bat aircrewmen.-Ed.) I : NATTC dances Friday auditorium night starting at the at

'_ w. B. MCAFEE, ARM3c York, 2000 and Saturday night at the
, S. C.: Mainside: auditoiium
starting at
if,; Yes, I do hope to continue In 2030. ,
,f aviation, but 'I doubt if this field \L4 The Silly Symphonists manageto
will take care of all the Y
{. applicants. combine crazy antics with easy-
on-the-ears music, and their nov-
:, J. A. SALOIS, ARM3c, Providence elty tunes are really looney. Such
,
,; ; R. I.: popular ones as Fuzzy Wuzzy, Toni! Arden
"" I would like to. I don't think Where Is the Chicken In the Chick. r
commercial aviation will be able en Chow Mein, Send Me a Female
to absorb all Army and Navy air- V'Mail, Frank the FrankfurterMan
men. and Mama Put Your BritchesOn
.I and here's your date, I or-told her all are terrific.'

ERNEST M. NELSON, ARM3c, bout you!" Comedy Patrol
Los Angeles, Calif.: Dubbed the "Comedy Patrol,"
No, I do not plan to continue in four men In the outfit go to any
aviation after the warI believe lengths to get a laugh. Dave De- SALTY HUMOR FROM
there are too many specialized per- Yore, the bass man, is a riotous
sons in military aviation for post- TO THE EDITORDear comedian, and his travesty on HERE AND THEREIt's
war aviation to absorb. FLASHA Dr Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Is but one
Editor: of his numerous rib-tickling rou a Thought, At That

." J. B. RATLIFF, ARM2c, RR1, I was about 40 miles from Tokyo sparkling snappy entertainment smoker, mixing and tines. He is a high priest of mug Then there was the little totwho
( Fort Sumner, N. Mex.: ging whose antics keep the audience wondered, if all horses say
. My plans for the future are not when a guy, A, J. Speckert, BM2c, calendar classy boxing for matches, 25 is on the in a state of rapid-fire "Neigh," where Jn the world do
:
Friday, May,
i'; definite, but I doubt if the com- handed me a copy of the Jax Air the Welfare has laughs. little horses come from.
Department
:: mercial airlines can take care of News. I was certainly surprisedto announced.The Nate "The Swin'gln' Gate" Wex-
w'J the many men now in aviation who see it and since then about"a big doings will get un- ler is a rotund trumpeter with a Dispensary, Please Note
are planning it as a career. dozen ex-Jax sailors have read it. derway at 2000, and the scene natural flair for comedy. When Medical Officer: "Now really,
from his big bag of good humorhe sailor, in civilian life would you
I see most all the people I knew will be the Mainside Auditorium I.
, CLIFFORD R H E NHEIMER, there are gone, so in case you are flashes his imitation of an ama come to me with a trivial complaint
AOM3c New York City: who I well I Better make teur Just learning to play the like this?"
wondering am, was a note of it; it
r. No, I don't plan to continue in on the Yard Police there at main- looks like a big night. trumpet, the results are hysterically Sick Sailor: "No' Sir, I'd send
" aviation after the war. There are side before I left and prior to that funny. Lee Pine, the clever for you."
too many persons attached to Ivory tickler, was a child prodigyand
Guard.
In Seaman In case some
Army and Navy flying Commercial of our shipmates are wondering Off-Hour Jobs Taboo gave a Carnegie Hall recitalat i'ou Said It, Brother
\. aviation cannot possibly use where we're at, Hanken, R. C., OfficialsStation the age of nine. Among his "Why are those people cheer-
all of these Say Navy comic diversions, he falls off the "
, men. BMlc, Milliner, BMlc, Pry, T. P., stool ing? asked the little boy of his
-- BM2c, Huneker, BM2c, Cline, officials again reminded piano right in the midst of a father, who had taken him downto
" DALE S. PETERSON, ARM2c, BMlc, and Climes, BMlc: well, we Naval personnel last week that serious number. the railroad station to see the
r t. Minneapolis, Minn.: are all together and guess anyoneof engaging in private employmentafter Jules Melson, aside from being soldiers off."Those .
: Yes, I would like to. But I doubt the bunch would gladly take working hours is taboo. The a top-ranking drummer, is an my son, are the people
;..1' very much if commercial aviation duty at Jax again official announcement was as follows !- equally sock comedian. His imitations who are not going," replied the
'J will be able to take in all Navy ort : of W. C. Fields, "S '., Army men that are now in avia E. Estes, BM2c. ."All Naval personnel are again Durante, Ted Lewis and
I tion. USS Bennington, reminded that they are not to other stage and screen celebritiesis No Inflation Here
--- FPO, San Francisco. engage in private employment after a ten-strike right down the Chaplain: "Son, are you saving
WILLIAM J. DIEFENDERFER, ----"it- working hours. Only in cases laughalley.Toni half of what you earn?"
. ARMlc, Catasauqua, Pa.: Special ChapelServices j where there exists a public emergency Arden, the little cutie with S2c: "No Sir. I don't get that
. I would continue flying, only I requiring immediate remedy the big voice, is the band's charmIng I much"
. am going into the Merchant Marine can permission be granted for this vocalist. I __ __ d
and expect to make it my life's Every Sunday at 1130 a Pro part time work. Written permission The Welfare Departments of ranged for Al trace's appearance
f work Between trips I willtprob- testant divine service is held in must be obtained from the Mainside and NtATTC jointly are I here
! ., ably do some flying at a field near Bldg. 167 room 6, for officers and Commanding Officer in order to
f.fti: my home. I hope to own my own men on duty in the PBY hangararea I' engage in any work."
plane some day. who find it impossible or inconvenient _. ---- -- --
,
to attend the chapel
;; H. A, SIEMEN, ARMlc, Pat- service. Working uniform and Most Naval Personnel YrffrTlf7th1.

, chogue, N. Y: dungarees are permitted. Hail From N. Y. StateWhen
t' Yes, I would like to continue in
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'. aviation, but I don't think commercial the Japs finally holler
be able to all
not require or use
. aviation will have enough vacancies "Uncle," more Navy, Marine Corps MAINSIDE MOVIE SCHEDULE
those now in the field for some
to account for all those and Coast Guard personnel will
', who do. My Intention is to continue time to come.V. head back to homes in New York "
Today-"HALL OF FIIIE, Barbara Stanwjck, Gary Cooper, Replay *
State than in other
r in a specialized field, for any so say
which most of the others won't be C. THOMAS, AOMlc, Lynchburg official Navy figures. "
M Va.: For strictly Navy people, California rltlay-.T.\RZ.\ AND TilE AMAZONS: Johnny \VelssniulIer.
qualified,
' by continuing training in
, In this, Tarzan attempts to keep a scientific expedition from enteringan
college under the G. I. Bill of Before the war I flew in a private is home to almost as manyas
for four and it the State with Pennsylvania Amazon valley where a s.terlous, tribe of warriors are guardIng -
" Rights. That will probably be plane years, Empire -
a wealth-laden temple. Led by Boy, the expedition ends In disaster
!' either aeronautical engineering or is a very fine thing for any man running a close third. But
:.- aviation who is really interested in flying.As California leads In WAVE enlist- but not before Boy Is rescued.
drafting "
IN TilE DESERT Dorn
for myself, I think commercial ments. Saturday and Slintla-"ESC.\I'E Philip ,
-"it'-------- Helmut Dantlne, Irene Manning. A Dutch flyer, Philip Dorn, on leaveIn
aviation will be after
a great thing
RICHARD S. JOHNSON, AMM3c Sank the U. S., hitch-hikes' across the country In civilian clothes to get
Canton, 111.: the war. How They to know America lie encounters trouble with four escaped Nazi
I'd like very much to stay in In case you are interested, not prisoners In a desert hotel, but manages to kill and recapture them In
aviation after the war. It is a R. E. DICKEY, AOM2c. New all of our new five-star Fleet Admirals a pitched battle at the hotel.llonllay"ZOIIJIES .
good branch, but it will not be able Kensington, Pa. : and Generals of the Army : ON' BROVDUAY," Ilela Lugosl l, Wally\
to take care of all applicants for My intentions are to remain in have the same date of precedence.Top Brown. Searching for a real zombie on a remote tropical\ Island Wally
quite a while after the war.J. the Navy and, if possible, to stayin rank goes to Fleet Admiral Brown and a friend become involved with n mad scientist, llela Lugosl.
connection with aviation. Leahy, with a 15: December 1944 They succeed In rescuing a 'ounggirl from the mad doctor, but not
E. CONLON, AMMlc, Hum- date-of-precedence. Others, dating before one of them Is! Injected with a mysterious drug that temporarilymakes
boldt, Iowa: T. E. DeBROCKY, AO.MSc, from 16 December through 21 December him a zombie.
Before the war aviation was not Yonkers, N. Y.: in their order of pre- Tuesday and Wednesday-"THOSE ENDEARING; YOUNG
, of major interest to me But like The last hop I'd like to take is cedence, are: General Marshall, CHARMS: ," Robert Young, Larralne Da}. This Is the story of the
f most fellows now connected with to home. I'd like to go up in the Admiral King, General MacArthur, modern wolf, an attractive, cynical air force lieutenant, who attemptsto '
'aviation I can see its great future hills and hide. I hope I never see Admiral Nimitz, General' Eisen- steal a girl away from a former GI buddy, and how he U finally
Ii' although commercial: aviation will another plane. hower and General Arnold. tamed by the girl when he finds himself in love with her .... ........


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I 'Coach' Haskell To Say.. S'long} To Station Soon.


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.1 ,. Jt? /fJ'RUNWAY w Fliers Win Sixth Straight ;


Out of Lineup; Gehringer SparklesStation Physical ProgramAthletics


Here Rank fD "

I.i'': -. / r' To Raid In Nation
r With Best
r
tr/: / ;' \ ..
Blanding Sunday : r Station sporting "
If: 1j.' '' : The scene
; .
} "
landmark fa- "
will lose .
....., .r Continuing to give smooth, big "" a as
..... 'ff3"I: league performances, the doughty! I I ::' "' miliar as Mason Field when :;

By Bernard Kahn, Y3c Station Fliers forged the sixth Lieut. Comdr. Lawrence E. :;.i
link in their unbroken chain of i :
takes off for
IIaskell USNR
The scene was an anti- Victory league wins this past ,
quated bus and the time was week, a new assignment in early June. ,1

week We In so doing the Gtehritigermen ::;, .. "Coach" Haskell Physical Train.'S
Wednesday a ago. I felled the strong Terminal- ." ing and Welfare Officer, is one of ;
were en route to the Florida 1 Railroad club, 4 to 2, while Cha- the pioneers of the Station and he's

Time-Union with a report of con's submitted meekly to the :' ', ,- > literally been blazing an athletic

the Fliers' 4-2 verdict over the I >.>tS crew by LS- .. (. ,' .:: trail all over the base since he .;

Terminal-Railroad team, and The next stop on the schedulefor ".. #: ," checked in August 8; 1942.
I'' I the Fliers is against the Way- :. The former University of Oklahoma -
to save time we were filling cross (Ga. i Army Air Base team, athletic director reports for

out the box score aa the Jacksonville there Friday, while Sunday the 4 S new duties with Fleet Air Pacific

jalopy jolted along. Navy baflmen call on Camp Bland- Coast shortly after the turn of the
!ing and next Wednesday Maypurt .. month.
We'd been "broncoing" in the visits Mason Field at this station. ...". > Nits IlasKell at the helm, the
bus for a good while when the fellow ,' Interest la manifest In the Sabbath physical training department has
sitting in the! seat next to me! engagement between Camp ;
instituted an all around station
touched my elbow and politely inquired Standing and the Station. The which ranks 6'\
sports
program
"1 say there, what are you army-navy rivals collided at Mason day with the finest In the 10WI
doing?" Field last Sunday and they Pones. Since the midwesternertook

"Making: out a baseball boxacore: were. kicked) in a beaut of a scoreless over the reins SI months

for the! newspaper" we replied deadlock when rain forced ces- ago the athletic phase of training -
without looking up. : sation of play with one out in the ban mushroomed from minor
a -
last half of the fifth inning. Don)
"It would probably be all right I 0" role to a major 8..lh'U3"allnt'tl
Carter was in superb form on the
and ball
if we took to the bat at making naval airmen
tel-I mound, holding the Camp Bland-
at home convened the "
game ing batters hitless and facing "the toughest In the world.

low.We only 15 men in the five frames. t Compulsory swimming and survival
accepted that "probably"like The Fliers had nicked Jim Lund of instructions for all airmen .
a sport and continued figur- the army for only one hit-a bin- } '. .>" and a highly accelerated intra '
ing out the hits runs, errors, put- gle by Hugh McConnell. mural schedule designed to make
outs, assists, etc. But when the Carter will try to choke the "' .. every navy man a competitor have
fellow added, "it may be that Camp Blanding sluggers again this I :" been the main planks in Haskell's

some flay we shall be able to ab- I Sunday. The army outfit, like the ,' sports platform. "The Coach" has
sorb the traditions of baseball, navy, is also unbeaten. augmented the intramural games
but I do say you sporting writers News highlights of the past with a full fledged "varsity" team

describe: the game in a languagethat week featured the lows of Bill type program which has featured
is incomprehensible as it is DeMars, stellar shortstop, and many of the country's big name
Impalpably spirited," we looked up the scintillating play of Coach stars and furnished entertainmentfor

to see what gives. i Charley Gehringer, who at 42, ,' thousands of sailors and marines I

The fellow was a Jolly British l. still demonstrating why many here.
baseball experts rate him as the Lieut Comdr Haskell is all-
sub-lieutenant. an
t ---.......
greatest of the great second out exponent of athletic
Now where does he gets training
basemen of all time. I
L Ihat fttuff Incomprehensible in the service. "Fliers coming
DeMars is hospitalized with a -
back from combat tell that
"George Boerner toddled to the case of fever which will keep him Lt. Comdr Lawrence E. Haskell, USNR us a
s good strong body is just as Important
dish! and whiffed the ozone. out of the lineup for three weeks.
to a wartime flier aa a fine
Uhat'ft we ask
incomprehensible, The Old Master, Gehringer, fig
"
you, about that? ured in three of the four double Something New Is Added mind. the native-born Kansan declares -

We guess it ain't clear when the lays the Fliers executed against ;
The PT boss flier
''Johnny McCul- the Railroaders. And at bat he compares a on
,
sports page says
the deck of carrier
a to
lough, representing the tying run still strikes terror into the heartsof Softball Under FloodlightsSomething into battle to a football waiting go
died on second base in the con- enemy pitchers, as he did Mon- player
cluding stanza when Bill House day night when he collected a dou- waiting for the kickoff. "Eachone
foisted to the left garden for the ble and four singles off the services new is going to be added to softball aboard the Station ," he said, 4'to1n his game
third erasure." Or: of three Chason's chunkers. this summer-night games under the floodlights! must be ready mentally and physi-
The Fliers needled Jim White Lt. Sax Elliot became coach of the Station's varsity softball team cally. Reserve strength in a pro-
"By burglaring second in the for eight timely hits in setting lest week and immediately went to work on -plans to set UD lighting .. longed battle can be a decisive factor -
fourth canto, Ben Lawson, guardian "
back the Railroad outfit whichis equipment at the diamond located .
of the centerfield pasture for I at the "mat," corner of Yorktown One of the
made up of veteran pro play- Don Cross Finds outstanding athletic
the Fliers took the league lead In
era. Ben Lawson cracked the and Muslin. figures In the midwest,
y stolen hassocks. first home run of the season, a Faces Bleachers will be erected and Lieut. Comdr Haskell was identified -

.. Anybody that can't get a sharply line drive which the leftfielder Strange parking space for cars will be with University of Oklahoma -

outlined picture from a baseball missed when he tried to make a Lt. Don Cross returned to Mason available," Elliot announced athletics In a coaching capacity

writer's essays simply can't un- shoestring catch on the dead run. Field as a fan last week and We'll play under the lights aa from 1927 until 1942.
derstand good Marquis of Queens- Lefty Phil Miller permitted only commented that he needed a score- soon a" the equipment can be From 1927 to 1937 he was head
burg English, we insisted, while six hits until he tired in the eighth card to identifythe Installed." baseball and freshman football:

the RAF sub-lieutenant shook his Inning with none away Whitey 1945 Station The Station is entered In a six- coach. After Lawrence M, C.

head gloomUy. "Charley Gehringer Continued on Page Seven pIa club NAOTC league which opens (Biif) Jones left Oklahoma in '37,
yers
belted the apple into distant right- ri next Tuesday he took over duties as varsity line
Only two of !
field for a four-master, crowing WAVES' Mat BetteredA the Fliers whoilayed I "We'll play all our home gamesat Continued on Page Seven
behind Palmer and Anderson
the platter "
night Coach Elliot said. "In ___
with u
to give the Navy the nod." and better
bigger sports lay addition to the league opponentsthe
Cross here last Gehringer Leaves
"Umpire Oppenheim chased Slater out is being constructed at the station will meet the top rival
off the third base coaching line WAVES mat. The new setup will season were in :(!( ,,! service clubs in this area." His Trade MarkF111LlPPINESAn
the lineup. They
third strike called provide four tennis and two bad-
for beefing on a Phil Miller ;.J'S Present plans call for Coach
DeMars. From the minton courts for the girls in blue. were ... '
(In press coupit and Alf An Verla Hill's Station WAVES soft- A rill >- ,
looked a* if the ball missed the derson. bailers to schedule a series of Navy ball game was recently

dish by a mile, or more." Ugh! Cross droppedin J games and appear at night In the played in a battle-scarred stadium -

"The Railroaders could do nothing for a visit S'" / first game of double-header bills, in the Philippine. The
with Portsider Phil Miller's while on leave. with Elliot's regulars playing In park is one of the outposts of
fork ball." What do you imagine He's now stationed h>" : 'the nightcap American baseball built and operated >>-

my British chum would pretend to at Bruins a | Coach Elliot has an all-star cast by the baseball-loving I;\

make of that clear-cut statement: wick, Me., of dlamondball performers, Including (0"111111110.
that the visiting team didn't have ; where he I a trio of the best pitchers lit On the 15-foot right field concrete -

no) knife. coaches a navy the country. They are W. H. wall is a painted baseball,
"Hugh McGlothin, bean-pole el- nine. 3 Sam, and Sam Elliot and LeGate marking the topotheI'e Char-
tower for the Fliers, pulled up with /h The little i i | Sams is rated as one of the ley Gehringer hit a long range

a Charley horse in the middle of third sacker ranking submarine ball twirlers in ,' home run, December 10, 1034.
the game but refused to leave the 1 who -formerly Don Cross I the nation while Elliot exhibited Gehringer, Lou Gehrlg and a .

/ contest." Ain't that liquid prose played pro ball for Cordele and his wares Tuesday by pitching a i dozen other big name stars f,
We could go on giving these Thomasville in Gawya, wielded a I no-hit in, no-run classic for the Station played here during a good will .l

comprehensible excerpt all day, big stick for the Fliers in 1943 and NAGS of a Yellow practice Water game with the tour that Included Japan. .. ;
brother. "Woody htevena ---- -- --
wa
'44, He clouted .391 in 30 games ,t
lifted from the tee In the first last .
here se8.8on.Cross

frame and to make his way butterfly for Don dlp Carter "ylew -- served several detached months from in Who's Gonna Win AL.Pe: n t? j ''

Brazil after being

Unable*." to bear such pure, undiluted I 4 this Station. It was in South Gehringer Is Touting Detroit ',t !
of a N America that he met Tom Hopkins, :

English, Marquis the still puzzled Queensbury Britisher the slugger who's playing first Ask Charley Gehringer who's .7 ]

cut in to say, "a cricket match s base' for the Fliers now. I going to snare the American I'd pick the Yankees ahead et 1Paae :
---- l league pennant this season and the Browns."
+ Isn't like that at all, really. : 't I ,
"Cricket is an Intrepid game of Van Bibber's Even's the peer of modern second base- The National league race will be I
men will grunt good-naturedly and as close as Siamese twins ,
skill and is more pedantic thanbaseball Gthf"I
," continued the nublooeyperking Lead Student OutfitsThe tell you, "Detroit!" inger opines. "The Cards won't It
"Cricket The former Tigers' star, who have a walkaway like they 'did .
up perceptibly. VPB2-1 Even's compiled the now wears the Uo stripes of "
last
a season, says the affable \
wicket and although
with \
l la played a
outstanding score In the physical naval lieutenant, is so confident eian. "New York, Pittsburgh "et1
It looks it's a Sisy
easy student offi- his ex-teammates
tests given will the
training cross St. Louis all have a fairly even -
phean labor, it Is The contestants cers during the first quarter of \ finish line first in the AL that shot at It this season. The Dodgers -
) Mien't rowdy but when one I he's planning to take' his annual
and
1945.
are getting good pitching
thinks be has caught another player straining' so hard he look like lea .
in Detroit "during the se- that in ;
counts lot
Even's directed Lt. Ed a especially
The by
'
out he asks, 'How's that. It's he'" going to strip hit gears, Joe ries."
Van BibLer, registered a grade of these wartimes. Pitching is what
understand and Pitman hoists heavy barbells like
to
corking easy "Big AI Benton will make the
I
base Detroit's the il'
326 for the five tests. VPB2-1 ability on: .i ,,
to human crane, 1'ltrnan, an '
there are many digressive ways a difference for Detroit thin season Tigers don't have much of anything '
m..h at IhU station, In Odds were second averaging 313. 1'
use the ball. The yorker la fine, aviation explained the '
VF-OTU third with If,03 playingcoat else. But I don't think the :
but you haven't een anything until the mid-Atlantic weight lifting placed h of the Station Flier, "The Dodger can stay up theie.", tAsk
you've teen the googly and. ." titleholder In the M 8poundi and MF-OTU" ran fourth with 2 07. Browns lost Denny .alehouse. the Filets' foreman about

Uaeeball, we insist, is a very 4"coon now', Joe, relax and ------tI---hr l anti I don't think they ran afford his travels through Japan in 1934
comprehensible game. enjoy )'ollr".I'. nuy, Buy Bowls to lore a pitcher like Mm. and he'll tell ;you, "np comment"

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May, 1945 JAX ,AIR NEWS Page Seven



McConnell Back In Harness I Christian League Will I Chess Winners Receive Awards .

Hear Mrs. Broward


After 3 Years On Sidelines I League The' Service is privileged Men's to Christian presentMrs.


Hugh McConnell and ,baseballwere piston, Ala. ,: R. E. Broward one of Jack-

never divorced; unhappy com. "With Annlston I hit a single, sonville's .leading hobbyists and

pulsion Just separated them for double and triple in one game painters Sunday evening at 1900

three years. against Pensacola," recalls the 24- in the small chapel. Mrs. Browardwill

Now they're back together year-old catcher.; "Then my last give a very interesting discus-
again. time up to bat I homered. That sion and demonstration of her

McConnell hung up his mask and was my biggest kick of the season work and experiences. All handsare K.

mitt in 1942 and quit pro ball to ." invited to. attend this meeting.

become a naval cadet and this sea- Like many other athletes, McConnell alit-

Bon is the first opportunity he's swapped baseball for a TRAVEL CIIANtTB

had to get back In harness. navy uniform in September of '42. Navy, Marine Corps and CoastGuard

Right now "Mac" is the No. 1 He earned his wings at Corpus officers traveling on per

backstop on the Station Fliers' Christi, underwent. operational diem orders are now allowed per
roster and for a fellow who's been training at Lee Field and shippedout diem while traveling and for not

away from the diamond since '42 In February, 1944. more than 90 days at any one tem-

he's breaking par for the course. McConnell served in the south porary duty station. The limita- FIRSr AND SECOND place winners in the recent enlisted

Officially, he's Lt. (Jg) McCon- west Pacific and was a test pilot. tion used to be 60 days.Commercial men's Chess Tourney were awarded prizes last week by Lt. Comdr.
nell LSO at T4. He returned to the states this past Lawrence E. Haskell Physical Training and Welfare and Recrea-

"Mac," as he's known In the February. BulletinFOR tion Officer. In the above photo Lt. Comdr. Haskell hands a chess

dugout, broke into professional "I didn't have a chance to play set to Chief H. T. Kahoe of Staff Public Works runner-up, after

baseball In 1911 after finishing ball in 1943 or 1944, but I was RENT presenting a similar prize to first-placer Oscar Wilsen, Y3c, of A.

two years at Fullerton Junior mighty glad to be able to get in the Lovely, large room with In barbecue beautiful pits home far| & R. Lieut. George G. Wlegand, assistant welfare officer, lookson.

College on the Pacific coast. He game again this season. I sure large entertaining porches, 'ora II. Aeotta, 4887 The top men in the tournament issued a challenge to any offi-

performed for Hollywood, Calif., love it." Ortega Blvd. I'hone19U.. cers' team willing to meet them in competition. Challengers ca-j

and U'enatrhee, Wash., In 11 McConnell looks like a ball player Riverside. Reservations made for de- arrange the match by telephoning the Welfare Department at

and In 1942 he caught for An- and he is one. Ireabte room In my home for trans Ext. (98.Nurse '
-- _._- ients. Mrs. Thomas, 2830 Park Sst. .
Phone Z-6298. Attu Vet Relates $800,000 War Loan

Haskell Says SoftballStandings Room with private' bath. flU Marquette Experiences Over Radio Goal Is Set For NAS
Avenue, Fairfax Minor. Trie-
phone 2-5419. Continued from Page Two Continued from Page 1

S'long SoonContinued Double room corner,-downstairs, next edly. "There was no place" to go ence l3ay Drive, in 1944, had a goalof
to bath I. laundry privileges 1 block and no way to get there. $500,000 and a final result of
SOFTBALL STANDINGS from Roosevelt. 332S Randall St. "But you didn't have to worry $661,558.The .
from Page Six Officers Admiral
coach and became widely heraldedas LeagueW L Pet. Bedroom and l living room or sitting Only Women cially 22 June and last through 7
the developer of Oklahoma's Operations) 4 0 1.000 room; half block from city and airbase "Navy nurses were" the only July., All sales made during the
bristling lines. Along with football MKOTU 3 1 .750 bun linn; Karate available. women on the island explainedthe drive will count on the TreasuryDepartment's
VPB 2 ..SOUVF5 4188 Lexington Phone 2-9934. MM. nurse. "There were Just a
he was head baseball coach.In :2 2 .500 'ormer. of 7th War Loan Drive.
the spring of 1941 he was named Supply 1 3 .250 handful of us among hundreds Lt. (jg) Gene Blanchard, Issuing
Roost with twin beds 1'rlvate bath. and Navy men, so we never
athletic director of the university, NAO1C 0 4 .000 Army Agent here states that already the
Mn. t.
$12.50 per week. W. Wilcox had trouble getting dates. I
a position he held until volunteering Commanding Officers League Fairfax: Manor 1832 Woodmrre Ave- any had a date to our Bond Office is receiving pledgesfor
But we never
I I'bone310 Bonds for this drive.
for active duty with the Navyon ace
(Afternoon) selves. We were always in a
June 11, 1942. W L Pet. Room with kitchen privileges, I In private group. Believe it or not, the one In his speech to the War Bond
Among his varied sports activ- Main Galley ;J 0 1.000 home. Share bath. 3674 WalshSt. we'd have given our right Officers, Captain Regan announcedthat
ities during the Summers have Marine Bar 3 0 1.000 ., In Avondale. l'boDe1788.. thing he felt confident the station
VF5 :3 0 1.000 arm to see was another woman.
been the promotion of the American Chiefs Club 2 1 .750 Sleeping room with double room for Occasionally "another woman"did would once more make its quota.He .
Legion junior baseball pro Dispensary 2 1 .750 two. Can accommodate for three visit Attu with an entertain- advised applying common sense
grams and six summers spent asa Garage Personnel 0 1 1 3 .500.000 weeks. On Lake Shore bus line. 4831 ment unit. At one time Olivia de to the purchase of War Bonds and

scout for the Boston Red Sox. Boathouse 0 3 .tA) Birkenhead Rd.FOR Havlland came up for a couple of stressed their importance to the
Haskell is a 1922 graduate of O&G 0 2 .000 SALE days but she was snowed in and future economic welfare of the
the University of Oklahoma. He D & F 0 3 ..000 Six room bungalow Three bedroom couldn't get out for about a week. Navy family.

Is one of the school's most famous Commanding Officers League IZ.iHiO.Total price Includes 6000.electric Down stove payment, elee- "She's a swell person" smiled The breakdown of the $800,000

athletes having won 10 letters in (Morning) trio refrigerator automatic hot wa- Miss Wilson. "She lived right in quota for the various departments 1.
football basketball and baseball. W L Pet. ter heater and circulating oil heater. the quarters with us and we Just and outlying stations is as follows:
VPB 3 0 1.000 Two ear garage. Lt. Weatherble about talked her to death." DEPARTMENT QUOTA
He was captain of the 1921 football CallExt. 1
5238 Fremont bt., Likeshore.
2 1 .666 Assembly & Repair $140.000
team and a member of the undefeated T4 Commissary 2 1 .666 t 05 on bane.Living In the fourteen months on Attu Physical Training 2.690

1920 squad. After graduation A & R i 1 ..6b6T5 the Navy nurse saw many changes. Ordnance & Gunnery 4.120
room, bedroom, dining room in the Medical
installed
2 1 .666 Steam heat was 6,900
he spent four as a high
years
suites with
some household Communications
accessories.
4.720
MFOTU 2 1 ..666Supply
and quarters,
school coach before returning to 1 2 .333 I Lt. Troth 4841 liner Ate., dispensary living P01 and P02) 8,940
cut in the Quonset BOQXl'sea'
his alma mater. Ships S. 1 2 :.333 Tlmuqnana Manor windows were 2 3.000:
Works 0 3 .000 huts, bowling alleys were installed Transportation 0,310
During 34 months of duty at P.
Salvage 0 3 .000 One sofa bed.. Also T-cart.. Inquire movies instituted regularly and Marine Barracks 9.360
MAS Haskell has become one of 1232 B. Hancock' st. NAS. Ai Delivery Unit
the best known and best liked officers roads improved."I rcdraft 28.E.
Minor League 32 cal' hammerleia Colt automatic, wouldn't have missed goingup Supply 74,350
aboard the station. Mrs. W L Pet Chrome finish leather holster. 18 with the first group for anything Aviation Supply School 1.440
Haskell and their two daughters Hospital 3 0 1.000 round of ammunition. Call White, Wilson commented Public Works 45.340
LaRue Jean and Ann will Post Office :3 0 1.000 Kxt.: 479 or see at Bldg. li01 (Station Miss Aviation Training T.t JO.350
Joyce Salvage (122) 2 1 .666 Armory). with genuine enthusiasm. "It was Aviation Training T-2 1.000
accompany "The Coach" to the Main Galley 1 2 .333 rugged but the Navy looks after Aviation TraIning T-3 1,920
west coast. Comm. 0 3 .000 Rug, 8xlO!= fiber. Practically new We never went cold or Aviation Training Too( 7.220
ADU 0 3 .000 !Suitable! for \living room or porch. $15. Its own. Aviation Training T-1I 1,760
-a.rN- Call Mrs. Mahafley, }:xt. 8860. hungry and we had good food although Executive 7,800
we did miss green veget Inspection & Survey 9.000
NATTC Unbeaten A new OhlHon 23 gas model englue. ables. We got to know everyone : 73,77000,
Contact Kn. Okey, Bldg. 7U, Room the MF-OPU 24.160
and
saw
there we
%%2. stationed VFW 5 23,t()()
NATTC is No. 1 in the Station base develop from absolutely Lee FIeld 60,810
baseball league. Five room bungalow. Completely nothing." Naval Air Cunnell'' School 70,730
The "techs" have nabbed four furnlhhed. Immediate possession. "I actually fount myself sayinggee Mayport 20.000lax.
Munl
$6,500. Telephone 2-0754. :itl 65.430
successive wins to command the but I hate to leave this Cecil Field 73.270

loop lead. One outboard motor boat. Good con place."
The week's news in the hard ball dition. See or call Laurence Miock- Lt. Wilson, who's now on dutyat first squadron of the Air Group
ley, Jr., Quarters 7, Naval Hospital U. S. Naval Hospital at the to see action. As Group Com
circuit was somewhat dulled by the C,JI }:xt. 8173.: the
WASHINGTON, May 0-(Af)- hfind withdrawal of the Marine Barracks Jacksonville Naval Air Station, mander, he led the Air Group on
Kentucky Derby will be run June 2 the loop to five WANTED admitted that she's ready to go its first mission against the enemyat
club reducing
noises will be galloping on other Late model sedan. I'ay cast 1'hone but "I think I'd' like a Marcus. To 'Captain Jack' we
tracks before this week ends ai the teams. Lt. Snider, %-Ml6. after 1900. again "
result ol today's removal of the racing Standings follow : warmer climate this time. shall always be indebted for two
ban following V-E Day. tTracks made W L Pet. 35 mm. camera M 111 pay eath. Call -- ---- things: the brilliant Job he per-
advance preparations for it-opening.) 4 0 1000 Lt. J, AI. Brown, }:"t, 751.Jlht formed in creating Fighting Nine
FAWTUCKET. R. I., May 12- Ale DID NATTC J 1750 Newly Published Book
; and his warmth, of
The largest opening day crowd T-4 2 1 .667 model ear Chief Mic.'iinMs: : leadership as
England hone racing history was expected A & H 1 3 .250 II. J. Tognoni, Ltt. 8674. Covers Air Group's Record Group Commander, typical of
welcome back the pari-mutuel MF-OTU 0 3 .000 Continued from I'age 1 which was his message at Wake:
sport today when Narraganset Park Officer's wife driving to 1'hil.iilclplila: ,
"-it ----
.
celebrates the lifting of the ban by -- ..., leaving on ti ..tiny ilrnlie snot rawa in the Gilberts, Kwajalein, 'Give 'em hell and God bless you
opening a-25-day meeting. Meets-Slated lieleer'. "K.. to .ircompuny her. the Marshall Islands, Truk, and all.' "
MANILA, May 16-(AV)-Fighting BO 4 rraimn.rl.iUoi tree Two overnight lastly, Saipan. In the latter half of the book
savage that Americans attacked Japanese stops en route, I'hoie tt-51t3 or *:\t.842U. .
with bayonets and knives slugged Station champs in swimming "The Essex has passed unharmed devoted to personnel pictures, each
them with helmets and fists with at tennis badminton and ping pong through: these many operations.She pilot and combat aircrewman teamis
least two Americans drowning enemy will be crowned this summer.Lt. Naval lieutenant with wife and two stands today sound and ready shown in a separate picture with

.I[ water troops en by a holding river raged their west heads of Davao below Sax Elliot of the physical children apartment wants or room furnished with kitchen house priv, to strike again wherever the enemy I their plane. Shots of ground crewmen .

City on Mindanao Island today. training department announced ilege. Have. bed for children f.uar- is found. But success in war, plane captains, check crews

-.. -- yesterday plans are being formulated (Mmt'l'all ,-80l7 excellent) care of for.islrngs cannot be achieved without high and readyroom and squadron photos
Sportswriter In"High Society for conducting station tour. cost. There is no easy way to at- complete the story of VB-9,

George Kirksey, former crack naments to determine the title- Driving from Jacksonville. to San. tain the victory so vital to our VT-9 and VF-9. A scrapbook sec:
sports editor of United Press, nowa holders in these four popular Diego between May 21 and ;May 24. nation's future. We wish to leave tion includes the first landings

lieutenant colonel, is serving with sports. Room. Kstimate for officer traveling to assist time with about drivIng. our mark of admiration and respect aboard the Essex, a page entitled

the First Allied Airborne Army "We're Just working on the IV days. Lt. P. II. Watson, 47JJ K|. for those men of the Air "Studies in Spirits," which is
plans now," said Elliot, who verd.le Rd., Lakeshore Group who, alone and in violence strictly recreational and various

Station To Raid coached the Station's crack bas To buy, 1938 1939 or 1940 Ford or have given their lives when the shots of life aboard the carrier.
ketball team this past season. Chevrolet automobile. Kn,. G, E. cause demanded." The book concludes with a full
I Blanding Sunday "Dates haven't been set for the Moolley, BOq 803, Room 152. Among the photos in the book page photo of sundown at sea cap-
competition but the titles will be -' the famous panoramic pictureof tioned "Last Patrol."
Continued From Page Six will To rent home ; apartment, furnisbed are
worth winning for good prizes Task Force 58 the rescue shot Historic
role or unfurnished w ill ronaidcr Messages
Prust turned in a nice relief be offered to the victors." baying furniture. Kn*. U. E. %t'oolicy of Lieut. George Blair of VF-9 who Many stirring and historic mes
yielding only one scratch single Elliot also announced the Main. BOq 803: Room 152.
I Railroaders under landed inside Truk lagoon a Jap sagesare included in the text, such
to keep the is to all
I side auditorium open To trade, 1941 Chevrolet sedan for bomb exploding off the stern of as Admiral Mitscher's at Saipan:
thumb.
Brilliant infklil play highlighted hands for athletics. The gym 1940 or 1941 Ford or Chevrolet convertible the Essex, men on the flight deck "After the Nips' loss of face at
will be available from 0800 until Contact .:n.. Ilammersley,
t: the game. The Fliers 1230 each Monday, Wednesday and Room 118, Bldge. 80J: Phone 8245.PO'SITIO.vTAVAILAnLK jumping for Joy as a Betty hits Truk we expected a fight, we hada
; snuffed out the Railroaders scoring Friday for badminton; from 0b0> the water, a reproduction of the fight, we won a flght.I am

", threats with no less than until 1230 each Tuesday and Part time position for wives Life magazine cover showing a proud to state that I firmly believe
of
Natal
> : Gehrln- VF-9 pilot in an "Airmen's Home tbat this force can knock hell out
I four twin killing, with Thursday for volleyball; and from pernonnel. reeling either at Dewey
I ger and Alf Anderson dlsplajlng 0800 until 1230 each Saturday for Park or on station. Morning positions coming," a closeup of TarawaJockmarked of the Japs anywhere any time,"
keen precision piny. basketball. Assistant manager, No. 11 with shell and bomb and Admiral Nimitz' famous "The

The lazing project on Chason'swas -L31- luncheonette.Evening; portion(Hour I ManagerAK 9:30 to 13:30.: holes, and shots of a Hellcat with Pacific Fleet has returned at Truk

engineered by Trust, former Mayport Star Wounded fountain and taack bar. Hours 17002.00. damaged landing gear crashing on the visit made by the Japanesefleet
Milwaukee Breweis'tosser, who of the' ) Applicants must have had previous the deck breaking in half, with the at Pearl Harbor on 7 December
Sailor Joe Nelson one
i
experience.
Apply In to "
scattered hits. person
allowed only six most outstanding athletes ever I.t. Jack Adam, topside Recreation pilot escaping unharmed. 1911.
The Fliers made 21 hits off Cook, stationed at Mayport has been se- Illdg.. Alain Side.KXCHNGK. Comdr. Itaby Intituled Among the many former Essex
,
Bunch and Bowden including of and Air Nine
The full page portraits the Group personnel
In
wounded action near
"five for five" by Gchrlnger. Big riously Anyone OF IIOVSE Air Group Commanders includes aboard this station are CaptainL.
Beach having
Okinawa. The Daytona apartment or house
,y. George Boerner snapped out of starred in baseball and basketball In Jacksonville or other. area within Commander John Raby now Ex- E. McDonald (MC), Comdr. T. ,
I his batting slump and teed off a youth I dally commuting distance of 1'1 AN. ecutive Officer of the air station. H. Winters Jr. and Comdr. F; G.
two-bagger and three singles. during the two years that and who require a house In the) vicinity '
beneath Mnrshall of NAOTC
test of The 'caption the picture Jr. ; Lt.
service
details Mayport fielded the Philadelphia Navy Yard
" Barring purely technical contact Lt. V. W. Carr,' Phone 8478- reads: "As skipper and founderof Comdn. Onatott Training Officerof
)ike Inability to hit! Prust or get teams in the sector! Nelson, a Ward C-5 or Senior BO(). Phone(01 Fighting Nine Commando VF:: 5 and Lieut. Louis'Menardr .
the navy, batters' out, Chason's pitcher, was ,under contract to .r 602, who desires as exchange ..f '
Afr'cr vJI unit.
led Into combat at : tIt
3
Raby :
ilidn't lx>Jf: bad going down; 15-2... the Yankees when he enlisted. rent ii I.



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Civilian Employees' News New Shop Committees w


Address Communications to Editorial Offices In the Shop Committee election of 3 May, the below

Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13, Box 22 named employees were elected to membership on the various

Telephone Extension 483 departmental Shop Committees. The members were the Ity Urn. R. MacKenzie:
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air nominees in each voting group who obtained the highest num- Safety EngineerIF
the news of the Naval Air Station'sCivilian
News, is devoted to reporting
Employees and is sponsored by the ber of votes. The alternates were those nominees who obtained ALL SIGNS WERE TORN

Employees' Association for Civil Service Employees the next highest number of votes and are to serveas DOWN TONIGHT?

Officers alternates in order of precedence established by. the .number without Confusion signs! Disorder would A world

William O. Kincaid, President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer of votes each received in the election. without direction a bewildered
Directors The election was held in accordance with Station Older humanity. ,

George 11. Martin Men C. Jackson No. 2G-15 dated 7 Apr. 1945, which established the appro_ Signs were the first form of intelligent .
Frank H. McKinley Donald\ A. Wood I priate number of members and alternates for each depart,- thought communication
Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie after mankind learned to talk.
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. Kincaid mental unit.ASSEMBLY Since that time signs hare beena
News Reporting Staff ; & REPAIR DEPARTMENT' : fundamental factor in the development

Assembly and Repair: A&K I Engineering, Administrative, Personnel, Planning, of modern civilization.
w Head Reporter..........._.............................................................. ... ........ Croup ( Production Everyday life .'. the activities of
Inspection and Survey: ) government of Industry and
Head Reporter..............................-....................Helen M. Styron Member-C. E. McPHERSON Alternate-Iva M. VOLDAHL commerce the movements of
Public Works Department: Alternate. MIGNONNE transportation the motivationand

Head Reporter....._....._...................................Ethel M. Shanahan CARPENTER direction of human endeavor
Supply Department: AAR Group II (Overhaul Control) all are directed to an Impor-
Head Reporter....................................._.._.....................Leola Jones Member-Henry EDWARDS Alternate-Robert C. GOODWIN :ant degree by signs. .Signs have

-- -. _- -- Member-H. ?1. ROCKWOOD Alternate. S. SQUIRE told where to go, what to do,
-
Alternate. M. RODGERS warned, protected, Informed, commanded -
Civilian 01 the WeekWhen Alternate-Ralph E. HENDER. told what and where to
SON buy. Signs save time, energy,

Miss Edna L. Anderson A\U Group III (Structures, Metals, Machine) money and contribute to a happier,
entered on duty at the U. S Naval safer, saner, more orderly life.
Air Station it was not at all uncommon Member-Joseph MAYNARD Alternate-Edgar WATSON The information that signs convey -
to see people wading Member-Wynelle :McKIBBEN Alternate-Carl W. BARKER commercial and noncommercial
Member-Thos. J. DAMATO Alternate- Herbert W. CLARK
through mud streets! It was in is acted upon more
:May of 1943 when the station was Alternate-George MAUGER surely more promptly more
just beginning to show a marked .. Altt-rnate-LeUa DAVIS frequently by more people ,..,
expansion that Miss Anderson Alternate-Louise GLANTON. than that provided by any other
started to work in the Officers' AAR Group IV (Accessories"" Ordnance) visual medium of communication.
Records as a Clerk Typist.At Member-Frank D. WARREN Alternate-John L. CLAYPOOL Whether it's a STOP sign or one
that time Cadet Training was ,R Member-Rea E. ALTWATER Alternate-William N. ROWELL Indicating a fire extinguisher station -
or whatever it Is it's there
under the Naval Air Operational ,
A\K Group V (Finish and Fabric, Intl'rhn'erhnul)
Training Command and the pilots tr your protection. LOOK at it!
were commissioned upon completion a Member-Frank P. DuPONT Alternate-Adelbert B. GROUT READ it! and understand why it's
M.ember-Joel L. STEPHENS Alternate Jessie E. HAYNES
of their training. Later this there. The world cannot affordto
was discontinued and now all avia- Alternate-Donald B. COWAN Ignore the importance of
tors under NAOTC are here for Alternate-Don YOUNG SIGNS!

advanced instruction, having already 't"" ,,;- '. A4R Group VI (Electrical)
t received their wings. ,':. .f} Member-Paul H. CARSWELL Alternate-\Vm. C. VATJGHN -
Supervises Civilians > Member-Grafton W. BRITTLE Alternate-Gibson POOLE, Sr. 1rsupplv
,. e.-.".' ..r'- "'. ..\.. Alternate-Leroy THOMPSON
The department continued to
:Miss( Anderson :
1
Alternate--Philip HAZOURI
grow and so many young men of jS-ALlJ
the air were coming here for train- I couraged the use of the new anti- A&R Group MI (Assembly, Emergency Jtepjlr) S
ing that the department was divided I 1/
blackout "zoot suit. Member-John R. WILSON Alternate-Roy H. POPE
into Officers' Records and Jacksonville is a treasured spotto lember-Robert A. SCOTT, Sr. Alternate--Jimmy C. RODGERS 4,
Student Officers' Records, the lat- Miss Anderson, having been Alternate-Robert C. JOHNSTON
ter of which Miss Anderson nQw born and raised right here! She Alternate-O. Wade LETTS S/
serves as Clerk-in-Charge. She By Leola Jones
attended Duval County High
AAR VIII
Group (Engine Overhaul
I J supervises all civilians in the de- School and upon leaving school ... May 8 marked a new day in the
partment and all correspondence started 'to work at the Western Member-Fred H. MEYERS Alternate-Fulton SMITH Supply Department. For two rea-
concerning Student Officers is un- Union as an Automatic Teletype Member-Mildred E. GOLDEN Alternate-Fred L. ROBERTS ons-first, the V-E Day Proclamation
Member-M. Lois COLLINS Alternate---Martin L. BOSWORTHMemberLewis
der her jurisdiction. This group Operator, where she worked until by President Truman,
ment. Miss Anderson likes to read and I Alternate-Margaret C. BELL in Europe; and second, the Inauguration -
Many days find the counter at has a very special interest in a Alternate-W. J. MITCHELL of the new public address
Student Officers' Records Jammed young man in the Army Air Corps, Alternate-Lovie R. CLARK system, over which the President's
with flight officers entering or stationed at Chanute Field, Ills Alternate-Patrick J. DeROSA speech was broadcast at 9:00.:
leaving the station. They usually nois her A.VII Group IX (Plant Division. ) Later, during the lunch "half
come and. go in_groups, causing a brother.ii t -- Member-Thomas P. ROBERTS Alternate-Wm. T. PYBURN hour," more music and when the
real rush, but Miss Anderson always Member-Barton P. REESE Alternate-Ardel L. LEE bell rang to go home, more music
has time for a ready smile to Overall Alternate-Warren G. HINSON Quite' nice and certainly appreciated -
greet them or to wish them good AlternateJay B. BUJE and enjoyed by all.
luck as they check out. 'There Seta Hedgecoth (Purchase) was
are some days I feel as though we Overhaul UBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT: thrilled the other day to hear the
will never get caught up after one I'\'' Group I (IVb) Employee) voice of her son, Lawrence Hedge-
of these rushes, but we always Goth: S2c, on the phone announcing -
Ity Marguerite Osterman antilIargu'rlte Member-Ethel M. SHANAHAN Alternate-Floyd E. CAYLOR
manage, Miss Anderson re that he was being transferredto
Steele lember-R. L. DUGUID Alternate-M. Louise ABRAHAM
marked. She went on, "I always this station. lie was formerly
wanted to be In personnel work Did anyone miss a column in the Alternate-Claia MARTIN stationed at Bainbridge, Maryland.
because I like to meet people and Jax Air News for the last couple Alternate-Walter M. Me- Edith Ferdon (Purchase) is
that was my main reason for coming week From all the complaintsthat EACHAN spending her vacation In St. Petersburg -
to the Air Station-to do the we have received as to "w here P\V Group II (Shop 30)) Fla., with her husband
I I thing I like most." And that is is the news" looks like all of you Member-Johnnie LEAVENS Alternate-Drexel A. BALL prior to his departure for Pacific
easy to see--because her InterestIn good Samaritans would come to Member-Elmer N. SWANSON Alternate-W. E. DUCKWORTH Points. lie was a member of a
her daily tasks is sincere. the rescue. A hint: We have almost -. Alternate-J. W. MULLIS NATTC band at this station. .
Remembers McCuskey,, run out of news. Alternate-Charles N. COLEMAN Florence LeMee (Stub Registry)
When asked about the many FLASH! The war may be over P\V Group III (Shop 70)) recently received gift box from
personalities who have cleared with Germany, but not so with FoyL. her daughter, Thelma, who is now
through Officers' Records Miss Crosby, Shop #275.:: He received Member-Robert BUTLER Alternate-George FAIRCLOTH stationed in Italy with the WACS.
Anderson said, "One I remember those "Greetings" from Uncle Sam Member-Eustis E. BROOM Alternate-Paul L. JOHNSON Among the gifts were two flags;
very well was Lieut. Comdr. El- this week and is to report to Camp Alternate-Claude R. GILMORE one captured from an Italian tank
bert S. McCuskey, who receivedthe Blanding Immediately. I wonder Alternate-Joseph E. NETH and the other a Nazi flag In full
Navy Cross while he was hereon If that's why a certain girl In OHC I'1\' Group IV (Shop 71)) color. More perfume from
the station. Recently I was Time Section is singing, "}Ie's ember-W. F. GORDON Alternate-Ralph POWELL Paris, France; Katie Davis (Stub
reading an article in Readers Di- 'A-l' in the Army and he's 'A-1' In Member-Thomas E. SHEPARD Alternate-Fred MAYNOR Registry) was the lucky girl this
gest and came across his name as my heart? Could be. Alternate.-Leonard THOMPSON time Thelma Chaires (Issue)
one of a group of fliers who en- The messages that have to be was delightfully surprised the
delivered to Shop #291, Dispatch, SUPPLY DEPARTMENT: other morning with the presentation -
sure get there in a hurry these Supply Group I (IV'b) Employees) of a beautiful birthday cake
American Legion Post days. Could it be that Lena Harper Member-Virginia SHAW Alternate-Claude ENGLAND baked by Frances Talbott (In. ..;\

Fetes NAS CiviliansYukon "(commonly known as "Butterfly lember-Wm. E. BAILEY Alternate-Clyde E. WHITAKER voice),
or "Leaping Lean") has : Alternate-Alice O. SHARPE I'a\orltes MissedCertainly
Post No. 137 of the Amer- 'Bobby' to start the scooter for 1 1Everybody Alternate-Robert R. ROBINSO.V miss two favorites
lean Legion held a "get acquainted" her? ? 'round and 'bout the place: Ernest
Supply Groups II and III EmployeeslemberFrank
meeting Tuesday evening, May Happy McLaughlin (Storehouse) is home
8, at Community Hall, Cumberland Is everybody happy? You would COURTNEY Alternate-James R. LUNDY now from the hospital and hear
Road Housing Project. The membership think so In the OHC office Thurs Member-John PARSON Alternate-William A. FORDs that he is getting along fine. Hur-
of this Post is comprisedof day night when everybody Alternate-George ANDERSONAlternateRev. ry back, "Mac." Elizabeth Powers -
veterans of World Wars I and busy unpacking boxes whichre Louie CHERRYRANSPORTATIOX (Plane Equipment) is recover-
a II, the majority of whom are employed vealed a beautiful two-burner Silex DEPARTMENT ing from a recent operation. Hope
at the Naval Air Station. coffee maker. "More coffee, : to see you back with us very soon
Approximately 50 charter memo More work!" You would have Transportation Group II and III Employee' also

bers were present. thought Santa Claus had come t.N- The Purchase Group regrets that
The membership was treated to town by the expressions on everyone' Dorothy Roche (Award) has received -
i a preview of things to come when face. Alternate-Charles E. SNEED no further news from her
some of the Legionnaires, who Lieut. (jg) R. Rucker, NightShift Alternate-Charlie POWELL' husband, Radioman John Roche,
were well known to us in uniform, Officer, says that his wifeis Alternate-Merrit L. SALTER who was an occupant of the ili-
appeared in their "civics." Yukon a good "Planner," but not sucha fated Liberator plane on a routine
Post Is extending a hearty wel- good "Estimator"! Translatedthis INSPECTION AM Siil\EY DEPARTMENT: 'flight to Cuba. We have our fingers -

come to all ex-service men, and means that every day she lAS Group crossed for you, Dorothy. .
hopes: to have suitable quarters plans housework for him to do, but Member-James A. MORRIS Alternate-Ruth C. RAISCH We were also sorry to hear that
soon for the entertainment of returning time to do it runs out quickly.I Member-Virginia WILLIAMS Alternate-Muriel E. MITCHELL Benjamin L. Griffin, former employee -
comrades. Looks like you would be better' Alternate-Irl A. HICKS of the Accounting
Department -
-- --. --,'- L t----- off working the "A" shift, then I Alternate-Sara E. VERNER now serving with Army Ai
General Somervell ll, Chief of the you wouldn't have to work "B" I --- -- -- ---- overseas, has been repol'ted1118s-
Army Service Forces, recently shift in A & R and "A" shift at' lng,
his
still erect despite C8 A
said: "If we're going to keep down home. While we are on the sub- Veteran Soldier, 66, years. Ola Mae Bryant (Issue) had a
the cost in American life, then the ject (Lieut. Rucker), no doubt all veteran of the South African War nice surprise last week. Her hus
cost in labor and in effort for of you noticed his picture a weekor Has Fought In 3 Wars and World War I, Pvt. Mockford band arrived home on a 15-day

everyone back here must continueto so ago in the Sax Air News receiving Auckland, New Zealand (CNS) was captured by the Germans i in leave. Believe she is planning to
r1. e." That's what we're working the "CommendationMedal. the second take her vacation when he leaves
." -Who said this Is a young man'sart Libyan campaign. He
for to the lives of In
-- save out / order to accompany him back
boys. We must not let them down We want to welcome Johnny Pvt. Tom Mockford is back escaped three times, but each time to his station, Hutchinson; Kan.

now, just when they're counting on Rust into the Overhaul Division and home again after action in Greece, was recaptured. Three wound Well, it's good to see Fay Griffin
uj to 'back them. up and bring them I Ibark. commend him for the good job he Crete and Libya, his gay '90s mustache sons who enlisted with him greeted (Issue) back at her desk these
I I is doing in Progress. still intact and his figurer hint on his arrival. 4 days.

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17 May, 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Nine



I Accessories Division I Sixth' Naval District' Safely' Officer and A&R Conunlllec .

Ifr z...,R} a rI

INSTRUMENT WIIOl I L-J L

"A" SHIFT Shop. We are all thrilled\ tcTknow

Bj Virginia Fraser in some small way that we have s
helped to make V-E. Day a reality
HERE AM) THERE
We still the working
are on Job- -
didn't know Just how seriously -
We perhaps a little harder for the final
wishes taken
our were
victory Day. Although we stayedon
mound here-but it's spring and I
the Job V-E Day----and were per
all we gals have new blue hats andsince haps a little disappointed not to
there nothing like a new
hear the Presidents announce-
to us on," we'te all set
hat spur ii
ment of the surrender of Germanywe i
:
for the coming total Victoiy Day, -- know by staying on the Job
toss the hats to the
when we can
we will all be able to stop work
skits and send up a few cheers of
and listen and rejoice with everyone -
joy! Let's all hope this final when the announcement comesof 1HKKK SAFETY COMMITTEE poses for a picture with Lt. W C Sexton, Sixth Naval District

ettetch victory is a speedy one! Japan's surrender! Safety Officer (second from right) and Capt M M Cloukey, A&R Officer (third from right), Othersare

:Maybe. we ought to call them our Early last Sunday morning, C. left to right, Lt M, E Btinson, Station Safety.Officer; Lt. D. B. Stevenson, A&R Safety Officer;; I
victory bonnets"! D Killian Executive Assistant A&R.an Mr. C, G. Starr AR Safety Engineer.AcR
T. Morgan, of the Optical Dept., Comdr E :
,
'Dill' Cusano, of the ... .. -
snapper his son, Jack, and son-in-law, Ma- -
Gyro Shop, who has been absent rine Sgt. McMenamy, who Is stationed -Inside Public Worlt5 .
these many weeks due to illness, here, rowed out quietly on Department
visit the other It
paid us a day I
Julington Creek to fish. They
nice to him He's Hj Ethel Shanahan/
was see again really made a record with a grand
i ptlll resting at Daytona Beach haul of thirty.five copperheadsand J Safety Awards There have been a couple of very I Suggestion Award
doctor's orders) but to be
( hopes
market ,
warmouths, The fish amusing happenings latelyI.C._ .
lack with us soon being what it is, one would say who
"Johnny" McQuillan has been it was a pretty valuable catch. I; Made At Rally'On the unconcerned gentleman 'Winners Practice
,made an Instructor in the Gyro Things went smoothly until son nonchalantly got in the O.D, struck
and and blithely inserted the key ,
Room. Congratulations
luck In Jack's fishhook, while being tossed Saturday, 5 May, 1945, the in the ignition it startedand he
test" of your new position. tree Valuable Hobbies
out, caught on a limb of a
Emma Mathis of the Gyro Room and brought a big wasp's nest too Assembly and Repair Departmentheld drove off to his home office in ,
had a peasant reunion with her close for comfort. We can see a Safety Rally Safety Bldg. #451. In a short time the I .

brother, Wally Pfc.. Wallace" Mur- those three huddled in the bottomof Awards were presented to 54 A & alarm was out for stolen truck- Two of the recent Beneficial

ph' is a member of the U S, Army the boat trying to ignore the I R supervisors for maintaining an discovered in came MP.'s with Suggestions awards were made toemployel's
admirable shop record of a minimum fire in their to nab the cul-
Air Corps He is a radio instructor doing a bit of dive eyes with interesting hobbies -
angry wasps amount of lost time accidentsfor to find that keys for the
and is stationed at Sioux Falls, which demoial.izing prit, only '
South Dakota bombing, was quite one year. P.W.'s truck unlock the O,D.'s too! .
But all in all
a pleasant
,
Congratulations to Mr. Austin time was had Mr, W L. Coleman, Master Me- Then the change for the $10000 Mr. Solon Freedman tops the

Adklns) of Camera Dep, He and chanic of the department, acting and. was a girl's face red at being list, with his suggestion ''"Auto

his wife were blessed with a son, as Chairman of the Safety Rally, "bait" for the old trick? matic Chuck: fot Cleaning Spark
TUMI'S ASH.U.S ,
bon n last Monday, .IIOP' 747 introduced Captain M, M Cloukey, Great I'pheaval Plug Cores" winning an additional

"Dottle" Roberson, of the Gyro the Assembly and Repair OfficEr, Great upheaval on the second I award from Washington. This

Boom, Is anxiously awaiting a visit Itadie: /Soland who emphasized the Importance ofsafety deck of #451 as Transportation suggestion has already received an

from her hubby, Pvt. Lee Rober- and Iaryiholl..e: measuies He stated that, expanded in the middle of Design! award of 12500. Now comes an

*loon of the U S, Army Air Corps W N, Bragg was recently trans- I while the A&R Department was The expansion took in the stock, additional award of $125.00 rec-
He has completed schooling at the ferred from a naval air station in I building up production to meet the specification and mimeogtaphy ommended by BuAeto

Lockheed School In Burbank, California Hawaii to our shop and we hopehe ever increasing Bureau of Aero- rooms. It wasn't unlike an ant- I He was born in Philadelphia,

After a short furlough will like it J. M. Trueblood, II nautics schedules the' departmentwas i hive as arm after armful of specsIn I Pennsylvania, but was educated at
heie, he will return to a new assignment our assistant supervisor, transferred : also striving for Increased pro- I a steady stream were depositedin i Thomas Jefferson High in New

at LeMoore Field, Calif, from Hawaii too and inci- duction and shop efficiency, and right order and sequence in York, with special courses at Dick-
(OMIMi AM
Speaking of "going" this week, the same shop over there Mr of equal importance, I Agnes, now back from leave, Jersey and at City College of New
out very popular Camera Dept. Beck and Mr Higginbotham also I Captain ClouUey commended and says the Stock Supplies are in a York He resided before the war

hits moved to its new home We are new employees in our shop congratulated all hands, especiallythe I mess and IShe'has a tidying Job on in New York,

will really miss that pleasant By the way, if anyone should I A&R supervisors, for their her hands that demands attention His training in aviation was ata

gang1! WAVES Mat la Russo, need nickels see Mraid, He cooperation in the prevention of ---door of room won't even open small airport near Albany, New -

Thelma Gilbert and Ginny Pel- keeps so many that he carries them accidents all the way! I York, then he moved to a subsidiary "

'ling ton; Johnny Cannon, AOM2c, around In his tool box. Mr Fox :Second Shaker The Shop Committee Electionswere division of Wright Aeronautical -

and Mr. Austin Adkins, better should tell US' more about wherehe 'I The second speaker at the rally, held May 3rd and a good majority I Cot potation. In September

known as "Junior" Gone, but,not caught all of those fish so Lieut M, E Brinson, the Station of those eligible to vote did 1941, his application was acceptedI

forgotten Best of luck, easily I Safety Officer. opened his talk I so. The representatives of the IV I .

"Sandy" Stronach is back withus Lola Rigdon, a very good worker with the statement, "()III' accidents I (bl) employees are going to makea I Mr Freedman's hobbies are radio -
In the Gyro Shop. Were glad who has been in this shop sinceit resulting from the Acts of monthly report to their group so experimentation, pigeon rac

to have you back and know you first opened, Is leaving, Lola, I God cannot be prevented" He 'people will be Informed and know ling and model airplanes His
[
will continue the fine job you've we certainly hate to see you go I stated that it was his desire to the purpose and aims of the com- champion pigeons were turned over

been doing Welcome, James P, Carter. : keep all other accidents at an ab- mittee they elected, I to the government at the outbreakof

I roduction has been going full We are glad to have you and hope solute minimum Lieut Brinson On the =Move hostilities. He also enjoys ex-

jcjKrtd ahead here in the Instrument I you like the shop I expressed his appreciation for the I perimenting with model airplanes,
The Electric is
I II Department on I fishing and swimming.
whole heat ted cooperation shown I the move to its new quarters onthe : (harlet Hoard
I The USS Midway At Newport News I him by the A & R Officer, the A !I II upper deck; north wing of I Among the other leading winnersof
& R Safety Officer and all hands
451. : to be
# Moving seems contagious Beneficial Suggestions wards
I in the Assembly and Repair De- for two of the Electrical ,
I is Mr Charles S. Hoard, a double
pal'tment men are hard hit on personal movIng I award winner for this month
He further stated that because '
As usual it has
problems First award of $1500 was for
the Assembly and Repair Department -
complications one has children "Puller to remove fulcrum arms
was the largest department and be obtained that "
rt no place can on Landing Gears Also an ad-
,
of this station, by keeping industrial I
I the other
I permits youngsters ditional award recommended by
accidents at a minimum in man is about to lose the furniture ; BuAeto, of $2500 on "Device for
i A & R the percentage of accidents i '
that was rented to him Said fur- making compression tests
throughout the station will showa I on
niture to come out from under, spring loaded devices"

marked reduction I II but he can stay in the place- 1\ Mi, Hoard is married and has
I It is expected that all pteviousA \
which is something!
three and three
hors girls! ana
: &: R safety records will be surpassed i
Heard that Mr P W
Gwynes, to prove good things come in two,
I this jeai To see that this i Paint Shop, has bought a place like the above award, he has twin
is accomplished the A i R Officer south of here that boasts of fine
+
sons He was born in Orlando,
recently established a safety section -
: fishing right in his own back jaid
i Florida, and educated in Florida,
A departmental safety officer DeIpat'tment
Several of the Maintenance
He is veteran of World War I
aided by the station Safety now go there for their I and has been an automobile mechanic .
Staff, will indoctrinate new employees -
recreation but will and
try get 33 Before the
I jeats war
in safety caniedon
practices
I more details 'I I he resided in Tampa, but at outbreak
throughout the A&R V-E Day as a whole was quietly I of the war came here to do

r ment Depalt-I observed, but a few home parties I his part at the Air Station.
- -
E; were held attetwatd Our Navy i He has live nephews in various
Cleveland (CNh I
part of the war can know no let-up branches of the service broth
; one
: Zelman, an expectant mother, collapsed I
until Japan is conquered, who has been
er in Burma
area
Ii. in the snow In front of the .
"' that have been released of the maternity hospital. Doctors rushed --- -- three years, one who helped at the
THIS IS ONE of the few pictures
e newly-launched 45OOO-ton cattier Midway, the piide of I her Inside, prepared to deliver the finish in Fiance, another who wasa
U. S, Navy's
Naval aviation The Midway is the first of a set tea of new' 45,000-tonourieis baby Later the baby was found Fihean; L. A. prisoner of war in Italy 1 and a
I seiles which also Includes the lecently-launched USS outside in the snow, wheie the young 19-year-old brother who was
a
Franklin D, Rooseevlt, Midway class cat riets are designed to ca..yII I mothei had collapsed. Both are Osborne Is Now repotted Mi Hoard Missing is State in Action."'
well. Champion
if dtsiiedInhibition doing
$ warplanes, which may be twin-engined types
Fiddler of Florida
A Proud Father I \'aluable'Iolins, Previous and owns to these lour

I Notes From Gabriel's Horn two awards he has had three other
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suggestions that came in winners
Bit Tom Quinn
and Survey Ht'l|)nrlm Mit When we realize by what a narrow I! able peace plan, L A, Ofibonic, ''''I'ert'i.o01 *"S. -

Engine: Overhaul Division margin the tide of war was turned I Aside front the political Issues the "A" aloft Fabric Shop, I lids, ,1011 KH'OKII'hlladelplila:

Hv" II. 1>. Gabriel I!'In our favor, we direct our eyes involved, out greatest problem is been the htio ire viatni a bottle ((''''I\S) Of 70

To Americans and freedom lov- hopefully toward San Francisco. I that gigantic task of feeding and with the /i /!tribe in the ocean, WorldVar II veterans placed in

ing people all\ over the woild, V-E In order to insure a lasting anda rehabilitating millions of starving ricers and lakes of Florida, jobs with private industry bv 7

Day brought a deep sense of accomplishment 1 just peace, we must prepare to i and Impoverished people, ravishedby \\tdiiemliui! he staggered into Philadelphia branches of tl e it. S.

and a stern deter- give in a little on some issues, perhaps I the catastrophe of war. 7nt, shop pole and hut/
mination to win victory and lasting not always to our liking In- U Ue Full ,,'ithIIi1e of tutaiipli on his/ I weeks period 93r" were placed

peace in the Pacific There were ternational relations are very much btoiveneiallt,/ he cornea b Jew of us who were not in a reflective like any other human relations, \\e won't have a sane world or a one of Jilt fithiui/. ftiKiinbuiMfd '/(,'. better; W were placed !in jobs
the : happy one if we fail in this task I paying 90 cents an hour or better.
mood, renumbering and a certain amount of under- / / soahiny wet'om linbtxit
friends and relatives who would I;, standing and give and take is ab- It is impossible for some nations I oieituiHinrj or onrntiie Highest wage obtained by a veteran -
'. net be coming back- those who I solutely necessary if the over-all to be well fed, while others starve, dii<,ommo+ +
had given their lives that civilization i picture is.to be a completely hap- and still prevent chaos Hitler "I liiHdtd n but; out:' lie shouter An hour,

and freedom would be pre- py one. tried that The German people (," lit 7:11 arts, Moiiditiulint, /

nerved I /Sound Itisig were well supplied with food while (i ciiip shiiotiHij niimbfi), "he "bare\ two others, !oarLOlli.e, ,

As liberated Europe cast aside I i' As questions of international the rest of Europe went hungry H't i/fc,' 7 fb." 4 otn Nero, pars aye IS, und Bnibatn Annette
the chains of Fascism and Nazi- poitance arise, 'we must learn to I but it didn't make the Germans !superior out/ these ciynia mid Fibs ClII"/i/." aged 7-alill no 10 o son---1 just

ism, the dignity of mankind was I I take into consideration the viewpoint I or invincible "Did yon say it teas a II i iII ''" c
again restored to its proper level I of the counts lea involved, as I After the difficulties of supply somebody aiJfd'Yea were skeptical too, but/ a

/Superb :strategyIt I well as our own. If we look into and distribution are ironed out, it nil," said; OttonieicA'- till to St, Lithe hospital/ it'-lJitd l-/

is now possible to see in letroFtt the background, history, philosophy i will be possible for all\ the nations iw./ out hia d'f' -lIt, "it'a u 1im-4' the fact and now I,ftllow

hew close the European war and geography of a nation, I whose agricultural facilities are ,,(;yI Fm t'en't tianitd IalIl',/ worker a have showered the(

really came to almost ending with it Is oft'times possible to, find a Intact to work In close harmony to ,in it IKUKI to rlniinie ray Home to 1/011tl/n' with boot lea, bnAe,,

victory lor the forces of evil, rather sound basis for their arguments feed those who must rebuild their Lo nie Alford Onloint' 'settlor," tmrQIlII, etc

than those of justice. Only the which are so incomparable to our agricultural machinery. Of course, j It \>foflfll' to Milk I in hut this "Oh, lies,"' Mia, Otlorne sold,

sufK'ib strategy and dating of own. I, this will necessitate rationing for MIrs sot tritf OfIH WfWliit' "I know all about it;, Mr CM-

those in command of the Allies I Therefore, tolerance looms as sometime: but it in far better than' lit orie s. Sortie told tn* about It before h*

saved: the world from bondage. one of the pie-iemiisitei of a wo k- another world war in the future. I ")'rp," bwid Oaks*e proudly, told ffwyoMg' flue.I ji



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Al Trace and His Silly SymphonistsPlay


, -- NATTC at Show-Dance Here TomorrowFresh ATTCen


from a highly successful run in New York City,

ENTERTAINMENTMOVIE AI Trace and His Silly Symphonists will play a dance and ,

show program in the Auditorium of NATTC tomorrow night.

The jive and sweet dance music begins at 2000.

Although the affair is a Ship's

SCHEDULE Company dance, the balcony of Blow Here Friday
the Auditorium will be thrown
TODAY-MURDKR UK SAYS with Fred McMurray and Marjorie open from 2100 to 2200 to students
Main; POPULAR SCIENCE, novelty color, 1800 ajid 2000. who are extended a general invi- Notes from "Elmer."' "
S.\TURDAY-CONFLICT with Humphrey Bogart and Alexis tation to attend the show which One lad at Auto-IMlot School can

Smith: NEWS, 1800 and 2000.SUNDAYFIGHTING the orchestra will stage during take a rib-his shipmates recently -
GUARDSMAN with Anita Louise: that hour. At 2200 dancing will stenciled his chest with "AMM"all

SCREEN SNAPSHOTS, novelty, 1500, 1800, anil 2000. be resumed for another hour. on account of he's really' a
MONDAY AND TUESDAY-PILLOW TO POST with Ida Lupino: Refreshments, decorations and brand new AEM 3/C

NEWS. 1800 and 2000.WEDNESDAYUTAII.
other arrangements for tomorronlght's \\'
Jack Hendrickson (draftsman)
KID with Hoot Gibson and Bob Steele:
gala affair are being ar- 7 has let the secret out about his"X"
BADLANDS featurette 1800 and 2000.
LAW OF TilE ,
ranged by the Ship's Company
rate-It's for "ironing board,
'" c Dance Committee of which John designer xtraordinary".
\3t Caver, PhMlc, is chairman, in cooperation
F with the Students' Dance Overheard in Bks. No. 14.
Committee. The "sidewalk cafe Stone: "Who was that lady I
atmosphere" which was so well received seen y'with last nite?"
by students at recent dances Cowman: "You're a little old
,. will be ,re-created tomorrow night for a quiz kid aren't you?"

Members of Ship's Company and ..+e
," of Headquarters Company of M. There was some exterior "wet.
A. D. are invited to attend, with ting down" at the picnic, huh?
} -'---
liberty cards serving as admission
"What time is it?"
Brady:
tickets. Those in the duty sec-
.
AEM 0935. "
2/c:
tions, without special duties, will Al Trace, upper right,' and Brady: "That's funny"
4/ t be admitted with special tickets. three of his hard working lip- AEM 2/c: "What's funny?"
WAVES of NATTC.and the NAS men, who will be seen In action Brauy: "All day long' people
t. I Hospital are invited, as are guests with the Silly Sjmphonlsts at have been telling me different
and dependents of members of the auditorium Friday night. times." '
Ship's Company and women civil- --
', ian workers on the Station.
"A Here's a story we thought you
5PLA5iiES fflom n TTCWYl.
,t i"i' A bevy of attractive girls from mechanically inclined guys wouldbe
I' Jacksonville will be brought to the interested in.
,ii ." auditorium for the occasion. Arrangements Disposal of old razor blades is '
// t for their attendancewas
no problem to Edward E. BOUT-
'j made with the cooperation of gault, SC3c, Newton Center, Mass.
jl .tlll Iir the Duval County Civil Defense He builds radios with them.

Council. "When my outfit, a Naval Con
l 11# ,
> : .
n.: ,Ifi.>3. .:it struction Battalion, hit this isle
Ida in the Marianas there was little
Alexis Smith Lupino
could do for amusement after
SPECIAL EVENT'SAboard Sharks Are Not By Laurcne Burn, YSc one working hours. Radio has been
bells
Wedding again ring
. my hobby since I was a kid but I,
Bks. 51 another MAA
Friendly States through as couldn't find any old sets around
TODAY AT 1700-BASEBALL GAME between :NATTC AIR Lena Llnsdcy, was "confettied and here 'cause the Japs had cleaned
RAIDERS and MARINE BARRACKS Intra-station league At rlced" Saturday afternoon at the decided .
( ) Tar Who Knows"I'd them all out. So I to experiment
NATTC Diamond. Protestant Chapel. We extend our ," Bourgault stated."I .
t' FRIDAY at 2000-230O-DANCE: FOR SIIIP'S COMPANY AND like to see the so and so best wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert remembered that a double-

MARINE HEADQUARTERS COMPANY AND THEIR GUESTS, who said there's no such thing as Forest edged razor blade would give rectifying
with AL TRACE and SILLY SYMPHONISTS plajlng. At Auditorium. a man-eating shark, that guy real- Note the sudden interest in Hap- action for signal detection
TUESDAY at 1700-BASEBALL GAME between NATTC AIR ly needs to get the word." py Hour. Reven never misses the without the aid of crystals or
RAIDERS and A & 1C (intra-station league). At NATTC Diamond. nightly archery lesson and Pat tubes," he added. "After a few
SWIMMING DAILY. Recreational Period for Guests, When, Frank much Bar ok, AOM3/C, Is In Hopkins demonstrated her ability nights of tinkering I got togetherthis
Waves, from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pooL a better-than-average position to remain in the stirrup riding a I 'Foxhole Companion' which .
HOSTESS IIOUSK open dally from 1530 to 2100. Saturdays and to know a Western thoroughbred. Ruth Dole consists solely of a safety pin, a
Sundays from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and relatives little about after making the rounds of the golf loop of wire, a wood base and the
and gueata. sharks. The two course and not losing a ball, hunt used razor blade. It not only
NATTO LIBRARY open dally from 0800 to 2100. days and nights ed for an hour for a ball tucked in picks up standard wave lengths
GOLF. STATION COURSE dally from 0800 to 2000. Open to spent grabbingat the flower garden. Speaking of but also pilot jabber from nearby
ALL personnel. Clubs available at gear locker In NATTC Auditorium. t whatever flowers, where did Mahoney, Cos- airfields. I've been trying for
BOWLING daily at Ship's Service from 1200 to 2030. drifted by, in tantino and McDonald pick the 'Tokyo Rose' but no luck as yet
the Pacific off
in? Bourgault explained that a "Fox.
Ashore the lovely gardenias they brought
Philippines,
Hmm. hole Companion" can: be made in
SUNDAY-Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and bit are of still quite a The water ballet under the direction an evening once you've got the
guests. Tickets $2.88 round trip. Bus leaves" at 0830 from circle outside to a night-him of Miss Helen Perry will safety pin, razor and wire. Theseare
Main Gate Leaves Silver Springs at 1800. Special rates for and mare he knows, be presented at Cecil Field next his instructions:
servicemen and women at Silver Springs. "The blade preferably blue
Frank Barok beyond all Saturday, and from a sneak pre-
JACKSONVILLE BEACHES Buses leave at frequent internals steel type-Is tacked to the base
view of and
doubt with of his daily practice ( they'renow
from Union Bus! ,Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets. Surf bathingand shipmates, together, that sharks many are far using swim fins), it's going and a wire taped from one side oft
other recreation at one of world's finest ocean beaches. Bus from friendly. to be a good show. to one side of the coil. The
fare 25c. coil's other side is grounded anda
The Station Dance Committee
USO CENTERS at 122 West"' Forsjth Street, above Blanding Bus "It wasn't so bad after we got lead attached to one side of the
Station, corner Church and Newman Streets, 311 West Duval Street. together. You can churn up the composed of Zimmerman, Fournier, headphones. Then another wire is
USO WOMEN'S DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street. water and make a lot of noise, and Redman Sherman, Kirk, Brooks taped from the safety pin to the
NAVY MOTHER'S HOSTESS HOUSE 101 East Church Street. they'll stay away; but some of the and Towers, is working on some other side of the headphones. The
Note: Consult NATTO Welfare"' Office for operating hours ofUSO'S. fellows were alone, some' were ideas for some future hopsle'sdance. safety pin is tacked to the boardso
wounded, and that was rugged' the point can be moved across
NATTC Section of Jax Air Newt It published at expense of Welfare and he recalls. Newcomers in the Dental Section the unground part of the blade.
Jtecreatlon Deparlment.Commendation. His ship went down 25 October are Ruth Hibbard, Gertrude This is how you select your sta.
1914, and it wasn't until 27 October Braasch, Antoinette Favolora, and ions.."
> that rescue ships could come Mary Donnelly. Mary J, Ringo, He thinks this set can't be beat
Ribbon To VarvelCarl in and pick up the survivors. The PhM2c, is leaving us to go to for simplicity and says the razorblade

W. Varvel, AOM2c, a vet- surface battle which sent his shipto school at Hunter. gives "sharp" reception.

eran of the air war aaginst the HAPPY JOURNEYSome the bottom was at close quarters -
Jap, has a new decoration to add and during most of the time Bulkhead I
to his collection, the Conunenda- months ago, John D. Rich- that Barok and his shipmates were
tion Ribbon, the presentation of bourg, AEM3/C, usual compiler of in the sea a Jap battleship lurked
which was authorized by Admiral the "NATTC Newsreel," wrote of a scarce half mile away, preventing -
Chester W. Nimitz. some of the emotions one experi- any rescue. .

Varvel, now a student In Turret ences when that telegram Is received The life rafts were turned over C t..
School, received the award in a which advises one thata to the wounded and the rest of the L F '
relative is in action." clung to whatever came their :
recent ceremony in the office of "missing men I
Captain J. B. Lynch, Commanding That was months ago, and way. There was a lot of debris Wf
NATTC. Richbourg was writing of a per- floating around, Borak said. After j4s
1 the first several hours the men
The East St. Louis, 111., Air- sonal experience-his youngest gathered in increasingly large
brother, overseas for a year anda Fti
crewman has been overseas on two which kept the sharks
occasions for a total of 17 months.He half, was reported "missing inaction groups and also made it easier for rs
away
It later developed that
served with a squadron from assistance to be given to each
April 1943, to January 1941, and he was a prisoner of war other
went back out in March 1944 on a That's all changed now, and that
CVE, returning in December.The youngest brother recently returned The ordnanceman, who hails 0s
from Dayton, Ohio, returned to
citation home-to Chattanooga, Term t
signed by
laudatory
,
the States 1 December, 1911. lie ; 1
Adm. Nimitz reveals the heroic Richbourg didn't waste any time 'Y flcy
recently checked in with the Ad- .
part Varvel played in aerial blows when he heard the news; there vanced Aviation Ordnance School t
against the enemy: "For merito. probably haven't been many requests -
rius and efficient performance of put in for annual leave here. -. -
.rte
duty as a turret gunner attachedto any more hurriedly than his was.
a Navy torpedo bombing squadron So Richbourg this week is with V-7 AppointmentHorace
operating in the Solomons other members of his family in

Islands area from June 5 to Au- Chattanooga, enjoying what must A. Bruce, SWV)2c( ) has
gust 3. 1943. During one tour of be a very satisfying "homecoming. received an appointment to the
duty, Varvel took part in 21 damaging I ." Navy's V-7 training program and '
strikes against Japanese -"::!.- left NATTC last Saturday for the
shore installations and shipping, University of Pennsylvania wherehe .
frequently encountering intense SHOE SPECIALThe will enter the Supply' Corps \4 +
anti-aircraft fire and determined NATTC Ships Service has Branch of the U S. Navy Reserve
enemy fighter: plane opposition. Asa been able to purchase men's white Midshipman Training,
result of these attacks by the buck Edgerton Oxfords throughthe Bruce was an instructor In the
squadron, eight Japanese warshipswere Navy Material Redistribution Aviation Storekeeper School here, f .
sunk, four were severely : Agency. They are available now following his graduation from the
damaged and 55 enemy aircraft at $4.50 per pair. school. lIe received his recruit
Ills accurate
were destroyed. instrumentalin training and primary Storekeeper f
marksmanship was Lakes ,
the defense of the plane and in materially to the success of all training at Great ...
Inflicting damage on the Japanese missions and were in keeping with His wife and two children liven "Y'see, sir, I'm i afraid forces. fits devotion to duty andy the highest traditions of the Naval Birmingham, Ala., where Bruce "
courageous conduct contributed service." was first inducted. | was nice enough to stand this watch with me. .



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17 May, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven, aI



'NATechTraCom Song Composition I Pill Rolters-And Thev're Good

I 11 .A. 1.illffluhINIiS

Contest Open! To Personnel HereAn d adstas r .


official NATechTraCom -

pong paying tribute to the men i T
All Hands
who help keep Naval planes in the Used

air, is the goal of the NATechTra
Com Song Composition Contest, Hands When Jap
Jr.
'hICh is open to all personnel at By Cpl. Herb Johnston,

.acksonville NATTC. Plane Hit Ship From coaches Pete Bellanl and

A $100 War Bond will be givento Chet Haliskl comes the word on

the composer of the song which All the mechanized labor-saving what makes the MAX baseball
will be selected by an outstandinggroup equipment in the world Isn't worth team win three out of four gamesto

of Judges.A anything after a Jap plane comes start off the season.

letter from the Chief of Naval along and tears into it, and any 1K For one thing, it's experienced

:Air Technical Training says in good sailor after that happenssoon players fellows like J. I* San-

part, "The tremendous amount of learns that the older, hand ders, pitcher, utility man and man-
publicity given our fighting air method of moving planes Into po- ager of the team; used to play
men is most generally centered sition still has its place in com- semi-pro ball. Another semi-pro
bat
around the pilot A form of pub activities sometime. boy is W. J, Mazoway at short;,
licity which has met with such That was the experience, at any and moundsman Siederaski, a
popular favor has been the songs I rate, of Robert J. Cameron" fresh-from-overseas TSgt., who

written and sung about the fighters AOM1/c, who used to hurl "em for the Jersey

of the air. The Army Air was aboard a % City Giants. Valuable behind the

Force songs, the Navy's "Sky Anchors carrier in the bat Is J. H. Ragada, whose gleam-
," and "pilots Man Your Pacific when a ing white ivories give the pitcheran

Planes" arc In this classification. Jap plane tore a easy-to-spot target in case the

"To date, no song has been pop. into the flight ; umpire forgets to dust off the
ulaiized which pays tribute to deck, its nose pi 1{k plate. Hard-hitting stick men Include -

those who make it possible for the going on Center Fielder D. A. Harrison .
planes to fly and those who "fight through that 6' 4" S/Sgt.; C. O. Fahren-

the plane". It is deemed desir- armor, finally holz, first base, and third baseman
that such a song be composed resting on the Pasquale Dolcefino.
.able popularized which will draw hangar deck ,
but not until JlL Bellanl and Hallski are enthu-
to the importance and
siastic about their team's chancesof
heroism of personnel trained by I its two tractors 4n Robert Cameron: coming out on top in the Sta-
activities of the NATechTraCom." path had been put out of
tion because the
League play,
working commission. From thenon
The contest is open to all officers .a,
and enlisted of all hands "turned to" to get above mentioned men are only a
personnel
planes into position for takeoffsand few of many outstanding ball play-
NATechTraCom, and the winning -
for lashing down. ers now demonstrating their dia-
will be t
song arranged professionally It mond for the M.A.D.
happened in the artistry
Leyte engagement --
and published by a Cameron, who now is a T 8t": are responsible for all those Al'C'ft, other medicines,
competent music publisher. So student in the Advanced Aviation and prescriptions turned out In the pharmacy at the NATTC dispensary -
If you have any talent whatsoever Ordnance School here recalled the Harold A. Killelea, PhMI/c: left Is a veteran pharmacist, Strictly non-professional! but
along this line start work- other day.It having practiced for more than a quarter of a century in Leoniln-! nonetheless prolific, Is the pitch-

ing on jour entry now. Contestants wasn't just a question of ster, Mass., while Mary V. Stone, PmM3/c, who may be enjoying Ing prowess' displayed: by Cpl.
here ran turn In their moving planes into position by this Florida tour of duty after having lived most of her life in Los Floyd Longenbaugh in the dally

entries at the Public RelationsOffice hand-at the' moment the plane Angeles, has been an apt student "since enlisting In the Waves."Pop" Hcjisq softball sessions. Cpl. Lar-
Room 138, BMg. 500 .
----- ------ Scarborough, now furloughing -
struck there were five TEM's on ----- -- ---- ry
Annex. the flight deck-four of them Killelea oHlspiensary) Has in Orlando, pitches a fire
The contest rules follow: loaded to their theoretical brand type of ball for the team
gun-
Contest runs from 15: May to wales with bombs. opposing Longenbaugh. Larry
Thousands of Pills
of 15 June. Dished Out
midnight "Things happened pretty fast Navy loses pounds of weight andhandsfui
All entries must be oilginal, unpublished .
then," Cameron said. "Every one --.-. of hair, as he screamsat
(except by military had something to do. There wasa MANAGEMENT Good food, regular hours of rest, his outfielders to "get tVJJ
and owned '
agencies the contestant.The ) exclusivelyby fire to be put out-and it was regular happy hours, and a good waaay out there; this guy might

must be plenty important that we get rid PROGRAM HERE many other parts of the Navy hit"
cover clearly of those bombs quick. We scuttled training program must be payingoff 1.
marked with the title of the
the author's lank song rate, the bombs, the fire was putout IS EFFECTIVEThe in better health. At any rate, Eavesdropping the other eveningon
name, or ,
and in about 30 minutes Harold Xillelea: PhMlc incharge
we A.
and both his naval and permanent Navy Management Pro- a little chat between two boys
address. No manuscripts will be were under way again. gram, instituted at this commandby of the pharmacy atNATTC's from the same hometown, Wood-
eturned. "But how that Jap pilot came NATechTraCen Order No. 13- dispensary, is inclined to stock, Vermont, we learned that

The author retains the power to will out of the know.plane We alive none of us 45 on 23 Feb. 1945, with Lieut think so. Cpl. Don Eaton hadn't seen Sgt
ever looked when
protect his rights insofar as they I one of our men called and there Comdr. H. A. Ritcheson appointed Pharmacist's Mate Killelea-who Floyd Dupuis for a long time, be-

apply to publication, to radio, and I he was, going to the bridge. officer-in-charge, is well under is affectionately called "Pop" by cause Floyd had been over In the

to professional stage production. I Funny thing; all up at once he fell way. all the Pharmacist's Mates, Corps. Pacific, where he took part in
However material submitted to the overboard and since our ship was Statements of department heads, men and others in the dispensaryIs several mopping-up operations.

contest, whether or not it is under way, we couldn't stop to section heads and their immediate in a pretty good position to While on patrol in Guam, he
awarded a prize, may be printed pick him up." subordinates, down through the know., too, for he's been there spotted a Jap, drew a perfect bead
and distributed to members of the Cameron hails from Sunburst, third echelon, have already been dishing out APC's, Band W's, and was about to pull the trigger
armed forces, royalty free. Montana processed. Organization charts honest to goodness prescriptionsand .
where his father, William when the officer-in-charge of the
There is no limit to the numberof J. Cameron, lives now. The i have been submitted for each sec- a host of other medicamentsfor patrol, thinking his men were be-

manuscripts an author may ordnanceman plans to return there tion, showing each billet by name the past two years, save for a coming scattered called a muster.
submit, but only one prize may be when the war's over-and he'll and the name of the person as- little involuntary stretch he spentIn The Jap didn't stay to be checked

won by a contestant. have quite a job awaiting him. signed to each billet, the hospital last summer (las a off but slithered away into the

Each activity will determine There are 47,000 acres of land The Navy Management Pro guest, not as a worker). jungle. The marines bagged the

through a competent board for of on which thousands of sheep are gram is a method with which to "1ofa 'be our 'population' is enjoy- Nip later, but ever since then Sgt

Judges that activity the best, but song all written songs sub. grazing; and they're all Mr. Cameron's. secure better direction of work ing better health," he says. "In Dupuis has been alergic to mus-
and personnel. By developing a
event aren't out
any we turning
mitted must be forwarded for final
of mission and tasks ters.There's
statement ,
------
=i--- as prescriptions and medi-
I many
to CNATechTra.An .
judging no allergy apparent,
toward which
and the
of USS Tennessee Still objectives cines as we did; and of course we however when it
board
outstanding Judges he is to work, every individual comes to winter
will be selected by CNATechTrato throughout the chain of command, don't have as many" on the watchas sports. Dupuis is one of
select the winning song. The Harassing NipponeseThe both Naval and civilian, therefore we used to. the outstanding amateur skiers in

decisions of the Judges will be USS Tennessee which Fleet clarifies his duties. Right there, he figuratively tips the nation and has refused to turn

final. Admiral Chester W Nimitz, USN, After a statement of mission, his hat to Mary V. Stone, PhM3c, professional only because he's look.
---- .: announced among the U. S. battle- tasks: and objectives is. written who furnishes him the only day Ing forward to a crack at the

A gunner's mate, home on leave, ships whose big guns paved the and aproved, a periodic performance time help he has in the pharmacy. Olympic games after the war

was sitting with his cat before an way for the invasion of Iwo Jima review is held, so that both Pharmacist's Mate Stone has Maybe we'd better look into this

old-fashioned stove His wife, who In the Volcano Islands, has been superior and subordinates can learned the tricks pretty rapidly, winter sports thing. it's a cinchwe're
had to go out and visit some relatives engaged continuously in operationsin determine how well the subordinate and "can do a good many things "snowed" when it comes to
warned him to keep his eye the Pacific since the repair of is. performing! his. assigned we have to do here," says "Pop" other athletic pursuits.

on the fire. the damage she suffered when the duties, and what advice, APC's, which have. been variously

She went out. The gunner's Japanese struck at Pearl Harbor training or assistance" he may described by Navy personnel narcotics, are kept under lock and
mate fell asleep. The fire in the December 7, 1941. need.A still are Number One in the

stove died out. Fleet Admiral Nimitz reported mission, according to the production figures at the pliarmacj. key."Pop" was Just two months from
The wife returned. She took one that: the Tennessee was among "the Manual of Procedure, is the authority '. Perhaps more side cracks the draft limit when he decided
age
before Naval forces which prepared the and direction general acv have been -
at her husband snoring made at that little to volunteer in the
.Kook dead fire and screamed, "Fire!" island for invasion with heavy tIon. and over-all purpose or objective compound than any other one That was back in November Navy.of

The husband leaped to attention, bombardment." to be achieved. Tasks and thing the Medical Corps ever 1942. He had been a registered
tore open the door of the stove, objectives are individual major duties turned out. Some describe the little pharmacist in Massachusetts for

rammed in the cat, slammed the Cadet: I dreamed I got a com- actions and responsibilities capsules (now tablets) by 29 yt'ars-or will have been next ....
door and cried, "Number one gun mission. Involved in the performance of a their initials and will swear to month-and also is registered in

ready!" Second Cadet: Selling what'II mission. you that they mean "All Purpose New Hampshire. That latter
When an effective chain of com- Cure." registration -
Actually, they're a compound -
mand exists, the mission of the I probably was just to
I Face Lifting superior is accomplished, in part, I caffeine.Pharmacist's of. aspirin, phenacetls and ,. make the walls in the office of his

through his subordinates' Mate own store more impressive, for'Pop"
Killelea
ion of their assigned tasks.execu.j has spent all his life in
doesn't have
statement' of mission, tasks and I any figures on the Leomlnster, except for college and
objectives of each subordinate, I II current output of APC tablets, Navy days, and plans to return to
since they switched to that form
I therefore, is a product of the Joint that Massachusetts city when he
but to few weeks
a and
efforts of superior and subordinate up ago isn't needed any more in the Navy;
since the decline in medical
as each contributes ideas requests but until there's no further need
and elements concerning the job. from personnel, they were for him he wants to stay around.
turning out about 2,000 capsules a
In a recent interview, Lieut
lie has a personal claim In this
w month. That's the
said "The benefits "overthecounter '
i Comdr Ritcheson ,
which be
war
may one reason
trade" which
doesn't include
that the Center derives from
voluntarily got Into it. IK,
: what is handed
out
the adoption of the Navy Manage. upstairs
oldest son is! a lieutenant In the
ment Program will be in direct through the dental offices, or in of the
Signal Corps Canadian
some other parts of the .
proportion to the clone attention dispensary and Is. '
somewhere
Army In Bel
paid> to the details of drawingup such as Sick Bay.Presciiptions ,
The other
gium. boy
,
the clarification of duty state likewise are down, finishing
ments and the keeping of these although the figure there still high school last! spring, was
d statements current.. sounds like quite a production, Taught up by the draft and Is a
first class
Fr "The initial Interest and cooperation since all those chits which men private somewhere in

shown thus far would indicate hand in at the counter for various Germany.The .

that the Navy Manage medicines and get immediately whole family felt a little

ment Program should go a long aren't included in the prescription bad when the younger son was

way in the increasing of the efficiency ; figure. Currently, prescriptions assigned to the Army, but "Pop"has
of the Center". run about 300 a month. In adjusted himself to it now. "I .

---1-- the: average current month, 20 gallons guess it doesn't make much differ-

When tho Navy starts a Job It means business, witness' the When a guy claims a gal is cold of denatured alcohol and five ence in what branch he Is," the

speedy change from green to gray of the buildings In the NATTCarea. he should remember that so is gallons of grain alcohol go into Pharmacist's :Mate says: "They'reall
I
Above Is a "Knot" of the transfiguration of the right wingof dynamite until you start fooling health aids' for personnel at trying to accomplish- the same
Barracks 8. Count the ladder men, there are twelve of them around with It. NATTC Alcohol, as well as all purpose."

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4. Page Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 17 May, 1945



I. Hard At Work NATTC Boxers Challenge Miami Navy Ring




r_ *S Team After 3-3 Deadlock With Cherry Point



__ Half a loaf is better than none and that's what the hard hitting NATTC lingmen had to

___ settle for when they climaxed their Spring season here last Thursday night against the

classy Marine maulers of Cherry Point. A)

The action packed match, which ended in a 3-3 deadlock, capped five months of spasmodic .

activity for the local fighters who recorded double victories over both Camp Bland- I

intr and Avon Park Army and lost and drew with Cherry Point.
k7uIIIa Next on the calendar-provided

matches can be arranged-will be his former teammate, Highers. The
Air Raiders Win first round was even as Highera
the Miami Navy ring club. Lt. Rex used his longer reach to keep Bar-

Enright, Physical Training Officer nett, a potent infighter, away. Action
3 Straight; Play has sent a challenge to Miami picked up in the second heat
and the NJV.TTC
for a home-and-home series and is lightweight
brought all his rink skill into play
a Loop Game Today hopeful that the clashes can be making Highers miss badly on numerous

obtained. occasions. The decision {

NATTC's Air Raiders hit the Over 2,000 spectators, including was close, but Barnett clearly displayed I
victory trail last week, winning officers, sailors marines, WAVESand superior boxing ability and
three straight to run their his carried author
games a sparse gathering of civilians, punches more
Station League record to 3 and 0 crowded the outdoor arena Thurs ity. Barnett weighed 138, five
and their season mark to 7.4. and pounds less than Highers.
day night yelled themselves
The Raiders opened the week's hoarse as the NATTC and Cherry The final fight was the best of
n a issi ll festivities Tuesday with a 10 to 1 Point fighters put on one of the the night and had the crowd In
triumphs over the Marine Barracks : best shows ever witnessed here. a continual uproar. Kosutl, who i
of Mainslde, then journeyed over : can hold his own with the na- [J
to Mayport Wednesday to whip at The the going start was the rough for NATTC tion's top middleweight, entered ||
the sailors there, 10 to 8, and as Marines hammered the ring determined to avenge tan
wound up the splurge here Thurs out three victories in the unpopular decision won by "\r l
day with a spas kling 3 to 0 vic first four bouts. Then' with only Ilrodt In the first match at the
tory over Mainside's T-4 club. The two bouts remaining and NATTC' Marine base. Brodt had his inning
Friday tilt with Chason Dairyof needing both for a tie, Sailors Eddie In the first! minute of the
Jacksonville was postponed. Barnett, 138, and Danny Rosati, match as he connected with tour
160, came through to even it up. of his left
The schedule for the next seven rapid-fire hooks
days will send the Raiders against Their victims were Al Highers, which Rosati! shooK off with nt
two Station League opponents and 143, and Howie Brodt 154, both apparent discomfort
the Waycross Army Air Bade nine. highly rated fighters and membersof But the determined sailor more
The Marine Barracks club will I the NATTC team in 1943 and than reversed the situation in the

Rosatl' and Brodt spelled action plus at the NATTC-Cherry Point meet the Raiders at 1700 todayat early in 1944. NATTC's other victor wild second heat when Brodt took
match here last Thursday night in which the experienced sailor, left, the NATTC diamond and A. was Charlie Dedmon, 135, who the heaviest pasting he ever received
hammered out a decision over the classy Marine. Rosatl's decision and R. will come here for a 1700 put on a superb boxing display to in his many appearances in
evened the match at three bouts each. tilt next Tuesday. The clash with decision Marine Leon LaBland, 144. the NATTC ring. Amazingly cool,
,., ._ Waycross will be staged there A tough break in the opening Rosati voluntarily entered into two
Wednesday. bout put the NATTC boys behind all-out bees
slugging with the
Five Softball Season the eight ball at the outset and Marine. And in both
Leagues Open ; The Raiders showed to best cost them speedy exchanges
a probable victory.
in which the
two
advantage last week: In the se\- fighters
en-innin contest with T-4, In Sailor Sal Alverez 132, received a stood toe-to.:toe and hurled terrific
School Circuit Kicks Off Lid TodayThe which Righthander Al Walker blow deep gash Marine over his left eye from a rights and lefts, Brodt got '
James
by McFadden
hurled his finest game of the the worst of it and had to give
133, in the third
round and
fungo bats and the oversize baseballs come out of 8I'n..on.'all.l'r gave T-t only the ground. The pace eased off in the
fight was and
stopped a TKO
hit l Roberts final round with Rosati
one a single >> in outboxing
the moth balls Training Center officers students and awarded to Met'adden.
today as the first Inning, and set the Up to that his foe and wrapping up a unanimous
Ship's Company players open the extensive 1945! softball Mainslde batters down In order time, the bout was all even. verdict. Rosati weighed 160

season here. the last six stanzas. A lusty The reliable Dedmon, who and Brodt 154.

Five leagues will kick off within respectively.All! '. home run bj Outfielder Woody bears the nickname of "Chicken While the Marines came off
\\oddail with twr men on in ," evened' the count In the sec with an even break, their national
the next seven days, with the students' will have teams
leagues six
the last of the sixth accountedfor ond if u e I against Leltland. Golden Glove titleholders
school first at bat.
loop except the officers, which will have all the NATTC tallies. Third Loosening up alter a tight first didn't do so well. Roach, Broth
The five leagues are the Ship's only four. Entries In the latter Baseman Peaavanto got three- round, Dedmon staggered his and Highers all won national
Company National, Ship's Company circuit will be Administration Ordnance for-three for the locals. heavier foe in both the second championship! In March, but the
American, AEM, Schools and Instructors, Schools and The Raiders breezed to their and third heats to take a convincing former was the only one who
Officers. Entries in the School loop decision. down
triumph over the Mayport Navy pulled a victory here.
will play every Thursday, beginning Ordnance students. Entries have ni i, which is a member of Jack Cherry Point then took a commanding While the untimely cut sufferedby
today, with three games not yet been lined up in the two sonville's Victory League. Lt. lead as two courageous Alverez cost NATTC one chance
starting simultaneously on the Ship's Company loops. Midge Makeever's team combined but comparatively inexperiencedsailors for victory, a bit of neglect by
three NATTC diamonds at 1600. have been seven hits with five Mayport errors Billy Ramoth and H A. Cherry Point killed another Navy
Schedules prepared
AEM teams will play Fridays at by to win without two much dif Burnett, dropped decisions to their opportunity. The Marines were
Don Christiansen of the
Lt. ( )
1700, the National on Mondays at jg ficulty. John Nosewicz pitched rugged leatherneck opponents. committed to one fight in the
It
1600, Officers on Tuesdays at 1600 Physical Training Department. eight innings for NATTC, allowing Ramoth, 155, won the praise of heavyweight class, but they failed
is for league play to run
and American on Wednesdays at planned 13 walks and six hits. Walker the crowd for his exhibition against to profer a big boy when the
through August with a double tossed the last frame. LaVern Roach, 154-pound Marine 'I matches were arranged. As a result
elimination tournament to be held
1600.Todaj's games will bend BKs in to determine the The locals' easiest win was over ace, who scored a TKO over Billy I the veteran Al Simbaldi who
2 against IJUs 5 on diamond one, Training September Center the Marines in a tilt which was ab. in the first match at Cherry Point. I registered a kayo triumph in the
like 61 vs. llks 6 at diamondtwo champion.Bks breviated to five Innings. The Fighting his heart out, Ramoth first meeting with the Marines, got
and ItKs 53 vs. llks 60 at 19 won the title last year, Raiders punched over a single mar put on game rally to win the third no closer to the ring than the sec
diamond three. AEM; tilts tomorrow and ace hurler Sam Elliott of that ker in the second, four in the round after dropping the first two. ond's corner. Heavyweight Nor-
will pit llks 16 against team now is in Ship's Company third, three in the fourth and two The decision was unpopular with man Evansen also was ready togo
IlKs 17, UU 18 against Irks 21, Phase 6 of AEM: School and will more in the fifth while F L. Bow the crowd. for NATTC
and BKs 19 against llks 20 at be on hand again to baffle opposing ers, NATTC moundsman, limited Burnett, 164, also put on a fine Two bouts between NATTC
diamonds one, two and three, batters. the Marines to one run. Bowers showing against Marine Ray Me- fighters opened the card. T. E.
was wild but he gave only one hit. Knight, 156, a veteran of scores of Meehan, 145, scored the only clean
First Baseman Dan Ferazan with professional fights. Burnett ap- knockout of the night with a TKO
. Golden Glover Wins two singles was the only Raiderto parently had 'an edge in the first over D. H Parson, 145, in 43 sec
gather mOle than one bingle I two rounds, but he weakened bad- onds of the first round, and Henry
ly in the closer as McKnight Blcase, 133, won a duke over Mike
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brought into use all his tricks. Mc- Antonellis, 137.
WhitsonMillerWin Knight was penalized three pointsin Captain J, It. Lynch Commanding -
the opening round for butting, NATTC, and Comdr,
Net Crown With Cherry Point assured of at C. M. Jett, Executive Officer,
least a tie, the crowd was tenseas I both ardent ring fans, tended

Lt. Wesley Miller and Lt. Joe Barnett entered the ring against' the match ,
Whitson, recent victors in the --
Officers' doubles Barnett On Beam 9 I II

won the tournament'l
TC Saturday when
ed Bud Lenham

iter, enlisted men's champs. by (
scores of 6-2, 7-:>. ?
Miller and Whitson staged a .
7Y t stirring rally to win the title.
After taking the first set with

comparative ease, they went
ahead 3 to 1 in the second, onlyto 1
r have Lenham and Siveter run
four straight games. Trailing
5-3, the officers reversed the i
situation and ran four of their

own to come out on top, 7-5. J|
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Fight NotesThe w { S


match was the last one for
Lt. Roy Womach, who guided the
destinies of the NATTC boxing W wAerb
team for over tw:o years. Womach,

who Enrlght was administrative has reported to assistantto Chapel : .'

Hill Pre-Flight. 1r1'-:
One outstanding feature of the I
match was the impartial judging

of the bouts, an occurrance thatis j \,
not universal. Only three fights I
I
....... were closely contested and Cherry f
Marine>- LaVern Roach, left, won a close decision in his, clash Point was awarded decisions in two /1- i

with Sailor Dilly Ramoth, though in this, bit of action, lie missed, of them. "
with a sizzling uppercut. Roach wits the only one of three Cherry: The judges were Sam Bergmanand Eddie Burnett, right/ gnveline demonstration 'of his i boxing(
Point national Golden Glove champions to win against IVATTr, a both Brodt and Higher* mere cl< fnate
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